playgroup

[pley-groop]

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. playful,
  2. playfully,
  3. playgirl,
  4. playgoer,
  5. playground,
  6. playhouse,
  7. playing card,
  8. playing cards,
  9. playing field,
  10. playing trick

Origin of playgroup

First recorded in 1905–10; play + group

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British Dictionary definitions for playgroup

playgroup

noun

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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