Definition of family room in English:

family room

Line breaks: fam¦ily room


  • 1British A room in a pub in which children are allowed, in the company of an adult or adults.
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    • Prior to [the smoking ban], the "Ancient Mariners" would have a permanent haze of smoke hanging over it, not nice for the lungs, clothes, or for eating-so your only choice was to go outside or sit in the "Family Room".
    • The pub has recently undergone some renovation bringing the family room up to date and improving access for wheelchair users.
  • 2North American A living room used by all family members for recreation and relaxation.
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    • There are three reception rooms inside the house - a sitting room, a family room and a large living room - the latter leads onto a patio to the rear garden.
    • Sam showed them the two kitchens, the big dinner table, the music room, the living room, the family room, and a lot of the other rooms.
    • As well as four bedrooms, it boasts two bathrooms, three reception rooms and a family room, as well as assorted halls, pantries and studies.

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