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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Give this a sunny, warm space in your sunroom and the hibiscus will likely bloom off and on all winter. Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp, Indianapolis Star, "The Hoosier Gardener: Common problems challenge gardeners," 25 July 2019 Wall-to-wall picture windows in the step-down living room, dining room and sunroom take in views of Toluca Lake. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property Newsletter: Hollywood through a lens," 3 Aug. 2019 The front bedroom is shaded by a mature maple tree, and the back bedroom opens to an original sunroom — a great bonus space for a home office or extra lounge area. Bang Staff And Correspondents, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Shingled Craftsman in Alameda’s East End," 11 June 2019 Past a formal dining room, the living room features a fireplace with marble mantel, bay windows, and an adjacent sunroom. Jon Gorey,, "For sale: Gaze from your gazebo at homes in Hanover and Gloucester," 9 Aug. 2019 The sunroom—a squirrel-watching spot for our goldendoodle, Isla—is vivid with color and a riot of fabrics, from a Jane Churchill batik motif to a Harlequin butterflies print. Joyann King, ELLE Decor, "Country But Make It Fashion! Inside Joyann King’s Chic Millbrook Estate," 12 Aug. 2019 Meanwhile, even more light pours into the master suite, which gets its own sunroom. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Quirky midcentury home by Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice asks $550K," 29 July 2019 The sunroom is also noteworthy, front to back on one side of the house with three sides of windows. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, "1925 Royal Oak Tudor with servants quarters has been restored to perfection," 27 July 2019 The first floor also has a family room, sunroom and master suite with a fireplace, closet, dressing area and spa bath., "Custom-built estate in Downers Grove: $1.7M," 26 July 2019

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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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