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rumpus room

noun
1.
a recreation room, especially one for children, as in a house.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for rumpus-room

rumpus room

noun
1.
(US & Canadian, NZ) a room used for noisy activities, such as parties or children's games
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rumpus room

noun phrase

A family room used for games, parties, etc (1939+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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