rumpus room


noun

a recreation room, especially one for children, as in a house.

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Origin of rumpus room

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40

Words nearby rumpus room

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British Dictionary definitions for rumpus room

rumpus room

noun

US, Canadian and NZ a room used for noisy activities, such as parties or children's games
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