recreation room
noun Date: 1854 1. a room (as a rumpus room) used for recreation and relaxation — called also rec room 2. a public room (as in a hospital) for recreation and social activities

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  • recreation room — noun a room equipped for informal entertaining • Syn: ↑rec room • Hypernyms: ↑room • Hyponyms: ↑canteen, ↑family room, ↑rumpus room, ↑playroom, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • recreation room — recre ation .room n 1.) a public room, for example in a hospital, used for social activities or games 2.) AmE a room in a private house, where you can relax, play games etc British Equivalent: games room …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • recreation room — re|cre|a|tion room [ ,rekri eıʃn ,rum ] noun count 1. ) a room in a public building where people can relax, play games, or watch television 2. ) AMERICAN a REC ROOM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • recreation room — game room, room used for entertainment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recreation room — noun (C) 1 a public room, for example in a hospital, used for social activities or games 2 AmE a room in a private house, where you can relax, play games etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • recreation room — recrea′tion room n. (in a home or public building) a room for informal entertaining, as with dancing or games • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • recreation room — (in a home or public building) a room for informal entertaining, as for dancing, games, cards, etc. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

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