rumpus room


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rumpus room

old-fashioned A room in a house dedicated to noisy recreational activities. I was so happy when we moved into a house with a rumpus room for the kids. I told you to play those noisy games in the rumpus room or else go outside!
See also: room, rumpus

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.
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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.
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.
The hotel has three stunning bars too, including the rooftop Rumpus Rooms and the contemporary ground floor cocktail den Dandelyan.