sun·​room | \ ˈsən-ˌrüm How to pronounce sunroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m\

Definition of sunroom

: a glass-enclosed porch or living room with a sunny exposure

called also sun parlor

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Past a formal dining room, the living room features a fireplace with marble mantel, bay windows, and an adjacent sunroom. Jon Gorey,, "For sale: Gaze from your gazebo at homes in Hanover and Gloucester," 9 Aug. 2019 The sunroom—a squirrel-watching spot for our goldendoodle, Isla—is vivid with color and a riot of fabrics, from a Jane Churchill batik motif to a Harlequin butterflies print. Joyann King, ELLE Decor, "Country But Make It Fashion! Inside Joyann King’s Chic Millbrook Estate," 12 Aug. 2019 Meanwhile, even more light pours into the master suite, which gets its own sunroom. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Quirky midcentury home by Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice asks $550K," 29 July 2019 The sunroom is also noteworthy, front to back on one side of the house with three sides of windows. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, "1925 Royal Oak Tudor with servants quarters has been restored to perfection," 27 July 2019 The first floor also has a family room, sunroom and master suite with a fireplace, closet, dressing area and spa bath., "Custom-built estate in Downers Grove: $1.7M," 26 July 2019 In the remodel little was changed to the home’s layout; only the sunroom was expanded, and an additional bedroom was added on the third floor. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Grandparents’ grand Cedarburg home is gutted but preserved after 120-plus years," 11 July 2019 Officials said the fire damaged a sunroom of a two-story home in the 3600 block of Glenbrook Road near Little River Turnpike. Dana Hedgpeth, Washington Post, "Three people hurt in two separate fires in Northern Virginia," 2 July 2019 Step down into the corner sunroom that offers front-facing garden views and an ideal space for a home office, library/reading or music room. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: One of a Kind: Single-level Alamo home with detached guesthouse undergoes an incredibly sophisticated update," 24 June 2019

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First Known Use of sunroom

1812, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sunroom

US : a room in a house that has a lot of windows and glass to let sunlight in

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