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

Examples of sunroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One especially nice spot is the sunroom, which is also the breakfast room. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, "$2.4M Bloomfield Twp. home in exclusive Turtle Pond offers fountain views, walking trails," 2 Jan. 2021 The 82-year-old exterior exudes charm, while the interior boasts a gourmet kitchen and sunroom with three walls of windows. Mary Carole Mccauley,, "Hot property: Newly renovated Parkville home combines yesterday’s architecture with today’s amenities," 31 Dec. 2020 Three bedrooms are spread across the single-story floor plan, as well as a galley-style kitchen and spacious sunroom that takes in views of the grassy backyard with a garden and pool. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "High-Low: The priciest and cheapest homes in Hidden Hills," 26 Dec. 2020 Using the colors in a home Hang yellow drapes in a sunroom. Kerri Westenberg Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Tips for decorating your home with Pantone's Colors of the Year," 18 Dec. 2020 Along with a first-floor office, it is outfitted with a sunroom, a large attic, a full basement with a workshop, and multiple decks. Bob Goldsborough,, "Trump primary challenger and former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh lists Mundelein home for $769,000," 25 Nov. 2020 The other trees in her home include tall, thin pencil trees in the living room and sunroom. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Ceramicist's daughter makes the most of family Christmas heirlooms," 19 Nov. 2020 All three communities offer homes with open-concept layouts, pampering owner’s retreats and multifunction spaces that could be a home office, craft space, sunroom or game room. Dallas News, "Active adult communities boast amenities," 11 Oct. 2020 At the rear of the room French doors open out to a large sunroom. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, "Near original 103-year-old Indian Village home has a Ford family connection," 14 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of sunroom

1812, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sunroom was in 1812

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8 Jan 2021

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“Sunroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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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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