play·​room | \ ˈplā-ˌrüm How to pronounce playroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of playroom

: a room equipped for children to play in

Examples of playroom in a Sentence

Their basement has a playroom.
Recent Examples on the Web The media room; the playroom; the exercise room; a hallway outside the media room; the main bedroom; their daughter’s bedroom and their son’s bedroom. Nancy Keates, WSJ, 10 May 2022 Located on a cul-de-sac, the house has 4 ½ bathrooms, three gas fireplaces, hardwood floors, a third-floor office and media room, a playroom on the lower level, and an attached and heated, two-car garage. Bob Goldsborough,, 6 Apr. 2022 Ownership includes access to the community concierge, pool, saunas, three fitness centers, children's playroom, and cinema. The Week Staff, The Week, 27 Mar. 2022 Inside, the building offers a 24-hour fitness club, fitness class studio, resident lounge, billiards room, playroom, networking space, work-from-home lounge, private conference room and private board room. Jeffrey Steele, Forbes, 14 Mar. 2022 There’s also a resident’s lounge and children’s playroom, and full-service beach access—like at a resort. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 18 Feb. 2022 RockFarmer also added amenity spaces to the four-building, nearly blocklong complex, including a co-working lounge, a playroom, a roof deck and a bocce court. New York Times, 11 Feb. 2022 Parents looking to entertain their kids in the basement playroom might want a slightly better option. Mike Richard, Men's Health, 28 Apr. 2022 The playroom was a large, plain room without a light fixture or any character. Caron Golden, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of playroom

1819, in the meaning defined above

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15 May 2022

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“Playroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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