Definition of playroom in US English:



  • A room in a house that is set aside for children to play in.

    • ‘Access to the playroom / family room is also obtained from the kitchen and this small room also has wooden floors.’
    • ‘Mrs. Newman slept in their old room and the twins had the other two rooms across the hall from the playroom.’
    • ‘Off the kitchen is a tiled lobby, a utility room and the fifth reception room, a bright playroom at the front of the house.’
    • ‘She dialed the room number of the playroom and heard it ring three times before Gabe answered.’
    • ‘Part of the ideology was communal education, in which children were brought up in separate children's houses with sleeping quarters, playrooms, and study rooms.’
    • ‘The private accommodation includes the four bedrooms, a playroom, kitchen and utility room.’
    • ‘The show at St George's Hall, Bradford, is set in a magical playroom in the attic of an old Victorian mansion.’
    • ‘It has two reception rooms and six bedrooms as well as a billiard room, playroom and a wine cellar.’
    • ‘As the oldest Wilson child is just five, the basement playroom and TV room were always going to be important.’
    • ‘Brian continued to show Rebekah around pointing out bathrooms, sleeping quarters, classrooms and playrooms.’
    • ‘The lower ground level consists of a playroom, a storage room, walk-in hot press and a utility room with fitted presses.’
    • ‘The school required nine classrooms, sleeping rooms, two playrooms, and a lunchroom, for a total of 18,000 square feet of space.’
    • ‘The present owners use the bright attic room as a playroom, but it could also be used as an office or bedroom.’
    • ‘There are rooms for all the kids, as well as a colourful playroom, large living and dining area and an office.’
    • ‘Many of the cloakrooms have been turned into IT rooms and playrooms.’
    • ‘Dating from 1860, the house in the centre of Wincanton was spacious, with attic playrooms, a terraced garden and vegetable plot, but demanded constant attention.’
    • ‘Downstairs there were four rooms: a dining room, drawing room, playroom and kitchen.’
    • ‘The filming takes place in the patient's room, in bed if necessary, or a playroom, the hallway or an empty room.’
    • ‘A corridor leads to the kitchen, dining room, playroom and bedroom.’
    • ‘The fundraiser is over and the new playroom at the school was opened by President McAleese in April.’