[pley-room, -roo m]
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Origin of playroom

First recorded in 1810–20; play + room Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for playroom

den, playroom, preschool, studio, library, creche, basement

Examples from the Web for playroom

Historical Examples of playroom

  • And she drove them before her into the playroom and closed the door on them.

    Mary's Rainbow

    Mary Edward Feehan

  • After supper Miss Rose called to her, as the children were going to the playroom.


    Bertha B. Cobb

  • Would you like to take Deborah to the playroom for a while, and play with her there?


    Bertha B. Cobb

  • I say, Mothery, can't we—us children, I mean—have lunch in the playroom?

  • It was impossible not to fancy the baby was a doll, and the church some European playroom.

    In the South Seas

    Robert Louis Stevenson

British Dictionary definitions for playroom


  1. a recreation room, esp for children
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