recreation room


Definition of recreation room

1 : a room (such as a rumpus room) used for recreation and relaxation

called also rec room

2 : a public room (as in a hospital) for recreation and social activities

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Photo: Bill Purcell for The Wall Street Journal The two-story recreation room is used by the couple’s three sons. Nancy Keates, WSJ, "An Oregon Couple With 57 Vacation Homes Makes a Permanent Stopover in Portland," 26 June 2019 The recreation room adds a lap pool, spa, gym and sauna. Jack Flemming,, "NBA star Paul George sells Indiana mansion at a loss," 12 June 2019 Built in 1995, this home at 6450 Harting Overlook is listed for $745,000 and boasts five bedrooms, six bathrooms, recreation room, five-car garage space and two sun rooms. Holly V. Hays, Indianapolis Star, "Hot Property: This $745K home is a secluded gem just 15 minutes south of Downtown," 14 June 2019 The $166 million collection of practice rooms, weight rooms, locker rooms, recreation rooms and study rooms is a manifestation of program prosperity undreamed of by John Wooden, Knute Rockne or Eddie Robinson. John Shipley, Twin Cities, "John Shipley: Under Jim Delany, Big Ten grew into a beast," 5 June 2019 The lower level comprises a recreation room and more bedrooms. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "New York Triplex Owned by Martha Stewart’s Daughter Lists for $53 Million," 21 Feb. 2019 Twelve weeks to gut the building of all that was Macy’s and then in its place build bedrooms, install bathrooms and furnish a recreation room and cafeteria. Terrence Mccoy, Washington Post, "The future of suburban homelessness? As malls empty, an old Macy’s becomes a homeless shelter.," 6 July 2018 The lawsuit alleges that the recreation room had security cameras in place that were supposed to be monitored by the Wolf Den staff in the office. Dave Altimari,, "Family of Two Children Files Lawsuit Against Campground After Alleged Sexual Assault," 12 July 2018 There are three bedrooms overall, including a master suite on the first floor, plus a lower-level recreation room with access to the yard and pool. Jenny Xie, Curbed, "Midcentury home by Frank Lloyd Wright disciple asks $3M," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of recreation room

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of recreation room

: a public room in a school, hospital, etc., that is used for games and social activities
US : a room in a house that is used for playing games, watching television, etc.

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