Dictionary.com

Wendy house

Save This Word!

noun British.
a child's playhouse.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of Wendy house

First recorded in 1945–50; after the house that Peter Pan builds around Wendy in J. Barrie's Peter Pan

Words nearby Wendy house

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use Wendy house in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Wendy house

Wendy house
/ (ˈwɛndɪ) /

noun
a small model house that children can enter and play in

Word Origin for Wendy house

C20: named after the house built for Wendy, the girl in J. M. Barrie's play Peter Pan (1904)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK