Definition of playhouse in English:
1 (also Playhouse) A theatre: the Oxford Playhouse
More example sentences
- The popularity of the theatre in Georgian London was so significant that by the 1760s we believe there to have been over 12 000 theatregoers a week attending playhouses.
- Early playhouses such as the Theatre and the Curtain had no substantial cover over the stage, only a turret-like tiring house with perhaps a short pentice extension.
- Weitzenhoffer's team said: ‘The idea of producing and presenting great theatre in these historic playhouses, as owners, is thrilling.’
2A toy house for children to play in.
- Keep large plastic toys, like playhouses and slides, outdoors or at least away from your child's sleeping area.
- Full-time carer Amanda said: ‘The playhouse was crammed with toys, everything from bikes and scooters to dolls and balls.’
- Tall trees ensure it is not overlooked from the back and it includes a timber shed and playhouse and a boiler house.
Definition of playhouse in:
- US English dictionary