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poolroom Syllabification: pool·room
Pronunciation: /ˈpo͞olˌro͞om/

Definition of poolroom in English:


(also pool hall) North American
A commercial establishment where pool or billiard games are played.
Example sentences
  • So he took her on a Columbus tour of every poolroom he could find.
  • It was a good solid poolroom, but strange because it opened at 8: 00 AM every morning.
  • Webb discovered her knack for winning when she picked up a cue at age 8, in her father's poolroom just outside Atlanta.

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