sun·​room ˈsən-ˌrüm How to pronounce sunroom (audio)
: a glass-enclosed porch or living room with a sunny exposure

called also sun parlor

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web One spring morning, light streams through the tunnel in Helen and Bob's blue house, now walled off into a colorful sunroom. Claire Rafford, The Indianapolis Star, 24 Apr. 2023 Designer Ramsey Lyons combined different patterns in shades of pink for the sofa and chair upholstery, and yet another one for the curtain fabric in the sunroom of her Pittsburgh home. Bebe Howorth, ELLE Decor, 18 Apr. 2023 For a limited time, new homebuyers can take advantage of the Discover Del Webb Package, which includes a sunroom, spa shower and one year of HOA dues. Del Webb, Dallas News, 19 Mar. 2023 The Bidens used New York designer Victoria Hagan to add more color and personality, including creating an apple green and white sunroom where Jill Biden liked to grade papers and host small meetings. Jura Koncius, Washington Post, 22 Feb. 2023 This country-kitsch sunroom is filled with more than natural lighting. Andrea Crowley, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Feb. 2023 At the other side of the first floor is the former sunroom. James Alexander, Hartford Courant, 13 Jan. 2023 That common space came in the form of a large sunroom, which extends from the kitchen. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, 30 Dec. 2022 Past a half bath, a tiled sunroom has sliders to the brick patio and large yard. Jon Gorey,, 23 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1812, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sunroom was in 1812

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“Sunroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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