[ tool-room, -roo m ]
/ ˈtulˌrum, -ˌrʊm /


a room, as in a machine shop, in which tools are stored, repaired, produced, etc.

Origin of toolroom

First recorded in 1875–80; tool + room Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for toolroom

  • They saw the former teacher glaring at them from the split in the toolroom door.

    The Rover Boys in the Air|Edward Stratemeyer
  • He then went up beside his nephew, while Fred, bristling with excitement, hastened to the toolroom.

    The Grey Room|Eden Phillpotts

British Dictionary definitions for toolroom


/ (ˈtuːlruːm, -rʊm) /


a room, as in a machine shop, where tools are made or stored
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