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 The league also banned the Patriots television crew from shooting video of any games during the upcoming season after they were spotted recording video while shooting from the Bengals’ media workroom on Dec. 8. oregonlive, "NFL fines New England Patriots $1.1 million, part of punishment for ‘Spygate II’ scandal: Report," 29 June 2020 The chief residents brought us a plant to cheer up our windowless workroom. Iniya Rajendran, STAT, "The view from two residents inside an ICU’s pandemic crew: Covid brain, relentless sorrow, and kindness in calamity," 22 Apr. 2020 Our co-residents came by the workroom daily to check on us. Iniya Rajendran, STAT, "The view from two residents inside an ICU’s pandemic crew: Covid brain, relentless sorrow, and kindness in calamity," 22 Apr. 2020 On the sidelines of the workroom, the three teams were surrounded by their family members, and contestants who had been eliminated in the previous weeks. oregonlive, "‘Lego Masters’ finale: Did Mark and Boone, the Portland-area team, win the $100,000 prize?," 16 Apr. 2020 In another significant change from the Runway model, the contestants work with the help of seamstresses, who come into the workroom at night to do basic garment construction from the designers’ instructions. Mary Sollosi,, "Tim Gunn on what makes Making the Cut more than just another Project Runway," 3 Apr. 2020 Not only will Cyrus act as a guest judge for the episode, but VH1 teased that the diva will go undercover in the workroom to spy on the new queens. Patrick Crowley, Billboard, "Troye Sivan, Tiffany Pollard, Natasha Lyonne & More Announced As Guest Judges For 'RuPaul's Drag Race'," 19 Feb. 2019 In a preview clip, Kim is in the workroom, and clearly not doing well. oregonlive, "‘Project Runway’ 2020: How to watch Episode 7, Season 18 online without cable," 24 Jan. 2020 Despite its sweeping picture-window views of the Harlem River, the new workroom already feels cramped, packed with new employees and stacks of parts. Clay Risen, New York Times, "Underwater Drones, Mars Rover Parts and a High-Tech Revival," 28 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of workroom

1665, in the meaning defined above

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“Workroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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: a room used for doing work usually inside a store

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