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rumpus room

a recreation room, especially one for children, as in a house.
Origin of rumpus room
An Americanism dating back to 1935-40 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for rumpus room

rumpus room

(US & Canadian, NZ) a room used for noisy activities, such as parties or children's games
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rumpus room

noun phrase

A family room used for games, parties, etc (1939+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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