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[wurk-room, -roo m] /ˈwɜrkˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
a room in which work is carried on.
Origin of workroom
First recorded in 1820-30; work + room Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Linda rushed into the house and carried her belongings to her workroom.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • With her bundle on her arm she made her way to Peter's workroom.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • I went home worried and depressed and shut myself up in my workroom.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • Through the thin wall of my workroom I could hear Joe in his delirium.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • To tell the truth, Nana perfected her education in nice style in the workroom!

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • The attic in Fisher's house in Cambridge was Howe's workroom.

    The Age of Invention Holland Thompson
  • He would often turn in like this at Sim's workroom as he passed up the fell in the morning.

  • Just then, Victorine passed through the apartment on her way to the workroom.

    Fairy Fingers Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
  • If they can put in a bed he will sleep here, and take this for his workroom.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor

    Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • At the end of another hour Celia said she thought we'd better get on to my workroom.

    Once a Week Alan Alexander Milne
British Dictionary definitions for workroom


/ˈwɜːkˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
a room in which work, usually manual labour, is done
a room in a house set aside for a hobby, such as sewing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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