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man cave

noun, Informal.
1.
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
1990-1995
1990-95
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Contemporary definitions for man cave
noun

an area within a house frequented by a man, as a workshop, garage, basement, or den

Examples

He went off to his man cave to carve and stain wooden boxes.

Word Origin

1992

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