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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.
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.
No longer is the corporate Web site the business equivalent of the family rumpus room, it is the front lobby of the corporation," said Richard L.
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.
There were early forms of family rooms: enclosed breezeways and basement rumpus rooms.
By way of getting those of us with the appropriately-equipped rumpus rooms ready to understand and accept the new technology, Green covers its evolution, architecture and standards, base technologies, deployment (both today and soon) and future.
There's even a supervised nursery for the tiny tots, where even the littlest member of the family and have heaps of fun in the soft play and rumpus rooms.
How many people," Biatta asks with an ironic smile and a hand on his hip, "have country-western rumpus rooms in their homes?
They proceeded to drywall everything in sight, making rumpus rooms in their basements, adding breezeways and garages and generally showing off their skills and even their tools.
A common misconception about leather upholstery (especially among the many who grew up in the heyday of "faux leather" furniture in rumpus rooms, family rooms and cars), is that it's nor comfortable against skin and sticks to bare legs.
At the same time, Cvijanovic's selective presentation of detail also conjures the large-scale color photographic wallpapers sometimes used by low-end commercial decorators to brighten basement cafeterias and rumpus rooms with high-intensity images of "nature.