- (in a home or public building) a room for informal entertaining, as for dancing, games, cards, etc.
Origin of recreation room
First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for recreation room
It was in the recreation-room of the Convent that they were conversing.
Perhaps hardest of all was the last night in the recreation-room at Sempringham.
A wooden hut had been erected in the garden as a recreation-room for convalescents.A Patriotic Schoolgirl
The residents from all the hutments also meet in the recreation-room and in the laundry, common to all.The Woman's Part
L. K. Yates
Private patients do not mix with those on the foundation either at meals or in the recreation-room.The Quiver 3/1900
- the full name for rec room
- a room in a hotel, hospital, etc, for entertainment and social gatherings