ward·​room | \ ˈwȯr-ˌdrüm How to pronounce wardroom (audio) , -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

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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

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1748, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of wardroom

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

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