work·​room | \ ˈwərk-ˌrüm How to pronounce workroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of workroom

: a room used for work

Examples of workroom in a Sentence

There is a workroom at the back of the tailor's shop.
Recent Examples on the Web There’s a softer touch to Morales’ portrait of her father, in a garage workroom. Scott Cantrell, Dallas News, 21 Apr. 2021 Saks offered her a workroom and a title—the head designer of its Adam Room, creating bridal and début gowns. Judith Thurman, The New Yorker, 22 Mar. 2021 Amiri’s course is slowly becoming the norm for other American talents whose first-hand fashion experience is more likely to have happened on a musician’s tour than in a Parsons’s workroom. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 17 Mar. 2021 Anne Hathaway makes a virtual appearance in the workroom. Washington Post, 19 Feb. 2021 Carew, her employer's butler, takes her up to the workroom on the top floor. Malcom Forbes Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 22 Jan. 2021 The 34-year-old designer who grew up in Colorado created the ocean blue tweed coat adorned with crystals paired with a matching dress in her New York workroom. Washington Post, 20 Jan. 2021 In Armstrong County, the plan is to open mail ballots and flatten them out in a workroom behind Ms. Kuznik’s office. New York Times, 2 Nov. 2020 Like many contemporary libraries, MLK now stylishly balances stacks of reading materials with creative, civic-minded spaces such as a dance studio, cafe, and workroom equipped with 3-D printers and sewing machines. National Geographic, 26 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of workroom

1665, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of workroom was in 1665

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“Workroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of workroom

: a room used for doing work usually inside a store

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