rumpus room

noun

Definition of rumpus room 

: a room usually in the basement of a home that is used for games, parties, and recreation

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The three-story brick home includes a glass conservatory, ballroom, basement rumpus room and coach house. Alex Nitkin, chicagotribune.com, "Harley Clarke Mansion supporters, Evanston leaders fear property headed for demolition," 1 May 2018

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1930, in the meaning defined above

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rumpus room

noun

English Language Learners Definition of rumpus room

: a room usually in the basement of a house that a family uses for games, parties, etc.

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