Definition of poolroom
1 : a room in which bookmaking is carried on
2 : a room for the playing of pool
Recent Examples of poolroom from the Web
The late Christopher Hitchens fell for every poolroom liar in Arkansas, and, as demonstrated by his most recent effort, Andrew Sullivan is still completely bananas on the subject.)
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First Known Use of poolroom
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Definition of poolroom for English Language Learners
: a room that has a pool table or many pool tables : a room where people play pool
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