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Wendy house

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɛndihaʊs

Definition of Wendy house in English:


A toy house large enough for children to play in.
Example sentences
  • At one end are two plastic Wendy houses for them to play in.
  • Members voted unanimously to take no further action over the Wendy house.
  • The chicken house looks like a superior Wendy house.


named after the house built around Wendy in J. M. Barrie's play Peter Pan.

  • The name for a toy house large enough for children to play in comes from J.M. Barrie's play Peter Pan ( 1904). In the play, which Barrie turned into the novel Peter Pan and Wendy in 1911, Peter and the Lost Boys build a small structure for Wendy to live in following their flight to Neverland, where she keeps house for them.

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