day room

or day·room

  1. a room at an institution, as on a military base, providing facilities for leisure activities.
  2. (in a hospital) a recreation room for ambulatory patients.

Origin of day room

First recorded in 1815–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for day room

Historical Examples of day room

  • "One day-room and three bed-rooms," said Balbus, as they returned to the hotel.

    A Tangled Tale

    Lewis Carroll

  • We will take as our day-room the one that gives us the least walking to do to get to it.

    A Tangled Tale

    Lewis Carroll

  • And he wheeled the couch back to the day-room, over to its very door.

    The Rose Garden Husband

    Margaret Widdemer

  • Sheen was in the fourth dormitory, where the majority of the day-room slept.

    The White Feather

    P. G. Wodehouse

  • Our feast is prepared in the day-room; all laid out so temptingly on a bench.

British Dictionary definitions for day room

day room

  1. a communal living room in a residential institution such as a hospital
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