wardroom

noun
ward·room | \ˈwȯr-ˌdrüm, -ˌdru̇m\

Definition of wardroom 

: the space in a warship allotted for living quarters to the commissioned officers excepting the captain specifically : the mess assigned to these officers

Examples of wardroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Over time, Francis's corruption of the Blue Ridge's wardroom became progressively decadent, court records show. Craig Whitlock, Anchorage Daily News, "Leaks, feasts and sex parties: How ‘Fat Leonard’ infiltrated the Navy’s floating headquarters in Asia," 1 Feb. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'wardroom.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of wardroom

1748, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about wardroom

Statistics for wardroom

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for wardroom

The first known use of wardroom was in 1748

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for wardroom

wardroom

noun

English Language Learners Definition of wardroom

: a room in a military ship where officers sleep and eat

More from Merriam-Webster on wardroom

See words that rhyme with wardroom

Comments on wardroom

What made you want to look up wardroom? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a state of commotion or excitement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!