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Definition of "playhouse" [play•house]

  • A theater. (noun)
  • A small house for children to play in. (noun)
  • A child's toy house; a dollhouse. (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 "playhouse" in a sentence
  • "The playhouse is made from cedar or ship lapped pine siding."
  • "Iranis Beunaz Hossayoni and wife Behjat, with his mother Pejman, travel to Dubai regularly from Teheran, calling Dubai a 'playhouse' - a good shopping hub where they can find everything they need."
  • "If your friends suck, and your local playhouse is full of idiots (as most are), you’re going to need to recruit your talent."