noun Date: 1909 an informal gathering of preschool children organized for the purpose of play and companionship

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • playgroup — UK [ˈpleɪˌɡruːp] / US [ˈpleɪɡrup] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms playgroup : singular playgroup plural playgroups British a place where children between the ages of two and four go to play and learn. The usual American word is pre school …   English dictionary

  • playgroup — play|group play group [ˈpleıgru:p] n [U and C] 1.) BrE a type of school where children between two and four years old meet to learn and play American Equivalent: preschool ▪ a playgroup at the community centre 2.) AmE a group of children, usually …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • playgroup — [[t]ple͟ɪgruːp[/t]] playgroups also play group N COUNT: also prep N A playgroup is an informal school for very young children, where they learn things by playing. Syn: playschool …   English dictionary

  • playgroup — noun (C, U) BrE a kind of school where children aged 2 5 meet to learn and play; preschool AmE: Robert s at playgroup today …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • playgroup — /play groohp /, n. a group of small children, esp. preschoolers, organized for play or play activities and supervised by adult volunteers. [1905 10; PLAY + GROUP] * * * …   Universalium

  • playgroup — noun A group of children who meet together for supervized play …   Wiktionary

  • playgroup — (British) informal but regular gathering of preschool children under supervision …   English contemporary dictionary

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