family room


a room in a house used as a center for family activities.

Origin of family room

First recorded in 1850–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for family room

  • In a family-room, in another part of this building, one of your comrades is raving in delirium.

  • The others were in the family-room, which was also dining-room.

    The Other Girls|Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney