sunroom

noun
sun·room | \ˈsən-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m\

Definition of sunroom 

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

called also sun parlor

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There are lots of places to hang out — the sunroom on the ground floor and the upstairs study, for starters. Julia Reed, House Beautiful, "How to Decorate When Your Kids Grow Up," 2 May 2015 Blending beautifully with the house is a newer, 12-by-18 four-season sunroom or great room. Karen A. Avitabile, courant.com, "Property of the Week: 93 Shunpike Road, Cromwell," 26 Oct. 2017 Built in 1886, the mansion has a greystone facade, 5½ baths, an elevator, a sunroom, a fourth-floor media room, a south-facing wall of windows, two fireplaces, stone baths and an au pair space on the lower level. Bob Goldsborough, chicagotribune.com, "University of Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops pays $2.25 million for Gold Coast home," 11 May 2017 Built in 1900 and designed by architect Alfred Alschuler, the three-story mansion has five baths, three fireplaces, a library, an office, a sunroom and a new eat-in kitchen with Joliet custom cabinets, granite countertops and a butler’s pantry. Bob Goldsborough, chicagotribune.com, "Kenwood mansion on Barack Obama's block sells for $1.85 million," 24 Apr. 2018 Take the dining room: It’s stuck between the living room and sunroom. Doretta Sperduto, House Beautiful, "Architectural Details and Charming Florals Upgrade a New England Home," 30 Oct. 2017 Off the great room is the sunroom with access to the pool area and expansive views through three walls of casement windows. Carol Riordan, courant.com, "Property of the Week: 59 Papermill Road, Glastonbury," 28 Dec. 2017 The 12,800 square feet of living space features an open-plan kitchen and dining area, a sunroom and a den with a wet bar. Neal J. Leitereg, latimes.com, "Hot Property: Studio titan's estate draws $68 million in Holmby Hills," 19 May 2018 Upstairs, the sunroom is designed for lounging and is attached to a work space. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Cool Japanese house is half home, half greenhouse," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of sunroom

1812, in the meaning defined above

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sunroom

noun

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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