work·​room ˈwərk-ˌrüm How to pronounce workroom (audio)
: 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 During a night outside the workroom, while drinks flow and dancing breaks out, Gary cozies up to designer Anna Z. From first introductions, Gary moves fast and soon enough, the new friends are taking shots together and spinning circles around the bar with their fellow yachties and fashionistas. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 3 Aug. 2023 When the Teamsters walked off UPS workroom floors for 15 days in 1997, the company cut its stock value by $285 million. Jacob Bogage, Washington Post, 22 Aug. 2023 According to court records, Gilmore admitted to burglarizing a post office in the Union County, N.M., town of Des Moines, gaining access by damaging a secure door to the workroom floor. Dale Ellis, Arkansas Online, 25 July 2023 Queen Camilla wore a dress designed by Bruce Oldfield and created in the designer's couture workrooms in Battersea, London. Stephanie Petit, Peoplemag, 6 May 2023 Elliott and Williams spoke for approximately half an hour in the media workroom at John Paul Jones Arena before departing to be with players and staff members to plan the next steps, both on the field and with regard to the logistics of getting an entire team to memorial services. Gene Wang, Washington Post, 16 Nov. 2022 Secretively working in an empty electrical workroom in her housing complex, Vicaria steals away in the night, literally and figuratively, to work on her project of reanimation. Sarah-Tai Black, Los Angeles Times, 7 June 2023 One of the shops, Puff Puff Pass 1, was visible through the window of their workroom. Ashley Southall, New York Times, 26 May 2023 But the collection that captivated many editors was a limited selection of designs based on the pincushion found on the wrists of les petite mains, the seamstresses who excel at couture needlework in the atelier’s workrooms. Laurie Brookins, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1665, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of workroom was in 1665

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“Workroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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work·​room ˈwər-ˌkrüm How to pronounce workroom (audio)
: a room used especially for manual work

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