tree house


Definition of tree house

: a structure (such as a playhouse) built among the branches of a tree

Examples of tree house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Perched high up in the leafy branches sit some of the most magical Texas tree house retreats with breathtaking views of the Hill Country countryside below. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "10 amazing Texas tree house hotels that will make you feel like a kid again," 11 Jan. 2020 Chandeliers stay, and so does the tree house Start with the more obvious assets, for example, like the crystal chandeliers throughout. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, "$2.35M Bloomfield Hills home comes with 2 kitchens and a tree house," 29 June 2019 In both versions, Peter and Lara Jean argue after the tree house party. Sarah Midkiff,, "Netflix’s P.S. I Love You Changes The End Of The Book Just A Bit," 12 Feb. 2020 Equally great is the tree house-like Alambique, on the second floor of a nondescript storefront, usually packed for its brisket queso and tennis ball-size albóndigas, paired with cucumber vodka. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, "In El Poblado, Medellín’s Most Exciting Neighborhood," 19 Dec. 2019 Harry Potter, who in real life is Wilmot Elementary School third grader Kayla Keough, was moving through the tree house. Steve Sadin,, "Halloween Hoopla a prelude to trick or treating in Deerfield," 28 Oct. 2019 On the other, Lalith’s nephew is shining a torch out of one of the impressive tree houses that dot this part of the country. The Economist, "The trumpets sound Of all Sri Lanka’s conflicts, the one with elephants is the oldest," 27 Feb. 2020 The resort will feature 24 elevated tree houses designed in the shape of seed-pods, built amongst trees surrounding the retreat. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "This Eco-Friendly Rainforest Resort Opening in Singapore Will Consist of 24 Tree Houses With 338 Rooms," 21 Feb. 2020 The children especially enjoy challenging each other to climb on the remarkable tree house in the Shupper yard. Jane Napier Neely, La Cañada Valley Sun, "The Valley Line: Pass the scissors: LCF Chamber hosts its own ribbon-cutting," 17 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of tree house

1867, in the meaning defined above

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“Tree house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of tree house

: a small house that is built among the branches of a tree for children to play in

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Kids Definition of tree house

: a structure (as a playhouse) built among the branches of a tree

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