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man cave

A room or area of a house designated for a man to retreat from the rest of his family and relax or engage in hobbies. My husband is watching the football game in his man cave right now.
See also: cave, man
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"It took me around a week to pluck up the courage and ask for a man cave. But, surprisingly the answer was yes and I started working on it straight away.
Photos of man caves and analysis accompany interviews with 'cave' owners and keys to what makes such a refuge great, providing a social and cultural history of male refuges in America and how to make a man cave on a budget.
The Donaldsons had their own version of a man cave in their unfinished basement before being chosen for the show.
"There's a few things that make a man cave happen," Jason Cameron, a licensed contractor and co-host of the show, explained on a video clip produced by Ravens.com at the reveal, "The bar and the Kegerator, without a doubt, that is a staple, a comfortable chair like a couch or recliner, and a flatscreen."