[suhn-room, -roo m]


a room designed to admit a large amount of sunlight; sun parlor or sun porch.

Origin of sunroom

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25; sun + room Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for sunroom

conservatory, lounge, solarium

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British Dictionary definitions for sunroom



a room or glass-enclosed porch designed to display beautiful views, to admit and retain the sun's heat in cool countries, and reflect it away in warm countries
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