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Definition of "rec room" [rec room]

  • Informal A recreation room. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rec room" in a sentence
  • "It didn't always work, and occasionally what was delivered more closely resembled something that came out of reactor-coolant coils than a coffeepot, but at the moment Kirk was in no mood to seek out the more palatable alternatives available in the rec room or the galley."
  • "Kirk had seen him do this, on hundreds of shore leaves, and on countless evenings in a corner of the main rec room on the Enterprise while Uhura played the harp or Ensign Reilley sang Irish ballads: Spock the observer, the outsider."