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 Highlights of the home included a massive kitchen with state-of-art appliances and a full dining area on the first floor, as well as a living room complete with a two-sided fireplace that leads into the all-season sunroom. Hannah Chubb,, 1 Dec. 2021 Her daughter, Ellen, was inspired by a crisp black-and-brown Clarence House fabric that Zelda once used to reupholster a sofa in the sunroom. New York Times, 1 Dec. 2021 One of their newest trees is a 4-foot tabletop one in the sunroom that is decorated in a Star Trek/Star Wars theme. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 30 Nov. 2021 Floor-to-ceiling windows in the sunroom offer 270 degree views of the garden. oregonlive, 15 Nov. 2021 The former is more of an entertainment space and has a sunroom where residents can enjoy an alfresco meal; the latter is a private terrace with a hot tub. Helena Madden, Robb Report, 6 Nov. 2021 For a sunroom, my recommendation would be a board and plaster ceiling with a nice crown molding and recessed lights to show off the space., 17 Oct. 2021 The home has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, two half-bathrooms, multiple living spaces, two kitchens, a theater, a sunroom, a wine cellar and a pool. Mary Grace Granados, Dallas News, 18 June 2021 Outdoor space includes a wraparound front porch, sunroom, back porch and patio. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 30 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of sunroom

1812, in the meaning defined above

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8 Jan 2022

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“Sunroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of sunroom

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

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