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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Upstairs, the master suite has its own spacious sunroom. Bang Staff And Correspondents, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Revel in a lifestyle of convenience in an elegant, sun-filled home," 3 June 2019 Pro tip: Check out the sunroom in the morning as the sun rises. Maya Mcdowell, House Beautiful, "Literary Fans Rejoice! You Can Rent A Suite In F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's Former Home on Airbnb," 21 Feb. 2019 This micro sunroom flows into a tiny living space whose walls are flanked with bookshelves and a daybed for stretching out with a good novel. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "This modern backyard reading retreat is a dream," 22 Aug. 2018 Here, a dining area and lounge flow into the terrace-turned- sunroom, which becomes a secondary social space with a minibar with fun patterned backdrop and another lounge. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "The São Paulo apartment was designed by David Ito Arquitetura," 16 Mar. 2018 The old home has a full kitchen and bath, as well as a separate living room, dining room, and sunroom. Maya Mcdowell, House Beautiful, "Literary Fans Rejoice! You Can Rent A Suite In F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's Former Home on Airbnb," 21 Feb. 2019 Sister Gerety likes to meditate in her home’s sunroom, which looks out over a rose garden. Kris Frieswick, WSJ, "The Multimillion-Dollar Homes on Campus Where Rent is Free," 4 Oct. 2018 The three-story mansion has 12½ baths, a library, a sunroom, nine fireplaces, original stained glass, original millwork, new windows, a new roof, new plumbing, an elevator, a kitchen with Miele and Wolf appliances, and a full finished basement. Bob Goldsborough,, "Philanthropist Ann Lurie sells mansion to Latin School," 23 Dec. 2017 The kitchen opens to an eating area that includes a full-size desk, and a sunken sunroom with a stone floor. Karen A. Avitabile,, "Property of the Week: 7 Clermont Park, Farmington," 21 Dec. 2017

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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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