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 Some of Johnson’s fondest early memories are of his tree house in their yard on Morrison Street, just off Connecticut Avenue. Tom Mctague, The Atlantic, 7 June 2021 The year-round resort has 12 accommodations including an elevated tree house designed like a greenhouse with living roof and floor-to-ceiling windows. Ramsey Qubein, Forbes, 6 June 2021 There's a state-of-the-art gym, a pavilion for sunrise yoga, and a baobab tree house for sleeping under the stars. Jane Broughton, Condé Nast Traveler, 18 May 2021 Unlike some other tree houses around the world, this tree house is also family and pet friendly. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, 6 Mar. 2021 The biggest tipi offers a communal tree house game room. Alison Medley, Chron, 2 Mar. 2021 There’s even the option of watching Monday Night Football from a tree house. Meena Thiruvengadam, Travel + Leisure, 18 Oct. 2020 Serrano’s favorite, however, is the tree house ride. David Taylor, Houston Chronicle, 16 Oct. 2020 The adorable tree house home can fit up to four people for an ultra socially distant vacation from everyone else. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 6 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of tree house

1867, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tree house was in 1867

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8 Jun 2021

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“Tree house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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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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