rumpus room

rumpus room

noun
a recreation room, especially one for children, as in a house.

Origin:
1935–40, Americanism

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rumpus room
 
n
(US), (Canadian), (NZ) a room used for noisy activities, such as parties or children's games

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rumpus room definition


  1. n.
    a family recreation room. (Old but still heard.) : If you kids are going to play rough, you'll have to go down to the rumpus room.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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