a group of small children, especially preschoolers, organized for play or play activities and supervised by adult volunteers.

Origin of playgroup

First recorded in 1905–10; play + group Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for playgroup

kindergarten, preschool, babysitter, playgroup, playschool

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British Dictionary definitions for playgroup



a regular meeting of small children arranged by their parents or a welfare agency to give them an opportunity of supervised creative playSee also preschool, playschool
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