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rumpus room

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.
See also: room, rumpus
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Despite its multitude of offerings, the heart of the Rumpus Room is the bar and its extensive library of spirits and custom, barrel-aged cocktail program.
So I told her what a rumpus room is, and showed her the sunniest spots in their one.
The Rumpus Room directors, joined by fellow Juilliard alums Banning Roberts, Luis Rodriguez, Isaac Spencer, and Jermain Spivey, performed RESA ("Journey" in Swedish) in Portland last July during a heat wave.
The Rumpus Room, a shared studio for up to six artists at a time, offers the use of potter's wheels and materials.
The third bedroom in the Monnow, for example, can be used in any way to suit the new owners, whether as a study, a rumpus room, or, as it is situated on the ground floor, as an extra space to accommodate a teenager and the accompanying clutter.
NFL fire drill: For those who need to keep track of such things, Fox Sports Net's ``NFL This Morning'' has added Boomer Esiason and Deacon Jones to the rumpus room with Marv Levy and Jay Mohr.
Turning the rooftop theater into a mixture of lecture hall and rumpus room, Cooke and his ingenious designer Ultz stage the play's brief action around, over and even underneath the audience.
RETARDED patients at three private homes were slapped, locked in a dog kennel or put in a punishment chamber branded the Rumpus Room, a court heard yesterday.
If you're just thinking about buying one or two for the rumpus room, however, good luck choosing.
Two years later, a cinder block-walled basement rumpus room has become an entertainment haven housing his collection of American Indian and cowboy art and artifacts, plus a 100-inch TV screen, a ceiling-mounted projector, eight surround-sound speakers, a digital satellite system, a DVD player and Web TV.
An immigrant from Pakistan who's spent the last 25 years driving a cab around the dreary north England town of Bradford, Parvez has long been contented enough with his comfy-if-cramped home, his little family and the basement rumpus room where he indulges the solitary joys of good Scotch and Dixieland jazz records.
Her daily drives in her Studebaker truck to the city dump became legend, as did the bottle houses, wishing wells, cabana and rumpus room that were among the dozen structures built on the site that drew visitors near and far.
Fitch reportedly escaped and was later spotted in the rumpus room at Hef's mansion shaking a martini jigger and getting sentimental about the ``Rat Pack'' .
Looking down the stairs at water five, six, or seven feet deep where the rumpus room or the laundry corner used to be.
The hotel has three stunning bars too, including the rooftop Rumpus Rooms and the contemporary ground floor cocktail den Dandelyan.