[ suhn-room, -room ]
See synonyms for sunroom on
  1. 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

Words Nearby sunroom Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use sunroom in a sentence

  • The wild azalea filled the glassed sunroom of the Tollivers with a faint echo of the glory of the distant mountain.

    Mountain | Clement Wood

British Dictionary definitions for sunroom


/ (ˈsʌnˌruːm, ˈsʌnˌrʊm) /

  1. 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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