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

Examples of recreation room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So last year, over a period of five months and at a cost of $170,000, Bertram added a soundproof backyard studio that was designed and permitted as a recreation room. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 7 May 2022 The lower level encompasses a spacious recreation room, exercise room, full bath, dog shower, storage and another laundry room. cleveland, 1 Apr. 2022 Features of the home include large-plank hardwood floors, an elevator, a gym, a movie theater with 11 leather recliners and a 132-inch projection screen, an additional second-floor family/media room and a waterfront recreation room. Robyn A. Friedman,, 31 Mar. 2022 The lower level contains a guest room, a large recreation room and a home theater and golf simulator. Bob Goldsborough,, 7 Mar. 2022 Additional features include a boathouse, two kitchens, a den, a recreation room, guest cottage, a car-charging station and parking for 10 cars. Robyn A. Friedman,, 10 Mar. 2022 At a vaccine clinic at the Shiloh Baptist Church in Anchorage this week, nurse Kadie Hansen and her colleague Tom Wilson sat alone in an empty recreation room. Annie Berman, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Feb. 2022 The five-bedroom house has reclaimed-wood beams, Arts and Crafts-style windows and cabinets, four fireplaces, a gym with a basketball hoop, and a recreation room with a wet bar. The Week Staff, The Week, 20 Feb. 2022 The home has five bedrooms, six full bathrooms, two half-bathrooms, as well as a recreation room and office. Evan Casey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 14 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of recreation room

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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20 May 2022

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“Recreation room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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