What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?

recreation room

(in a home or public building) a room for informal entertaining, as for dancing, games, cards, etc.
Origin of recreation room
1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for recreation room
  • The recreation room is thick with cigar smoke by late afternoon.
  • There is also a playground, a recreation room and a storm shelter to protect guests from tornadoes.
  • Meals are served family-style, and there is a large recreation room with pool table and other games.
  • Amenities here include a limited store, laundry room and shower block, and there's free wireless at the recreation room.
  • Amenities include restrooms, showers, laundry facilities and a recreation room.
  • The hotel has a recreation room with a pool table and popcorn machine.
  • The park also has a playground and a recreation room for the kids.
  • Additional facilities include a recreation room, a store, a playground on its sandy beach and horseshoe pits.
  • Features include a swimming pool, large activities field, recreation room and a playground.
  • One cabin style offers two stories, a recreation room, and a fishing pond.
British Dictionary definitions for recreation room

recreation room

noun (US & Canadian)
the full name for rec room
a room in a hotel, hospital, etc, for entertainment and social gatherings
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for recreation room

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for recreation

Scrabble Words With Friends