sickroom

noun sick·room \ ˈsik-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of sickroom

:a room in which a person is confined by sickness

Examples of sickroom in a Sentence

  1. We brought father home from the hospital and converted a spare room into a sickroom.

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First Known Use of sickroom

1749


SICKROOM Defined for English Language Learners

sickroom

noun

Definition of sickroom for English Language Learners

  • : a room in which a sick person stays


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sickroom

noun sick·room \ ˈsik-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m \

medical Definition of sickroom

:a room in which a person is confined by sickness

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