man cave

man cave

noun Informal.
a room or other area in a home that is primarily a male sanctuary, designed and furnished to accommodate the man's recreational activities, hobbies, etc.: The basement is my husband's man cave—during football season, you can usually find him down there watching the game with his buddies on the big-screen TV.

Origin:
1990–95

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Main Entry:  man cave
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an area within a house frequented by a man, as a workshop, garage, basement, or den
Example:  He went off to his man cave to carve and stain wooden boxes.
Etymology:  1992
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