Definition of poolroom in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpuːlruːm


North American
  • 1A place for playing pool.
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    • The sharp-dressed young ‘cats’ who hung on the corners and in the poolrooms, bars and restaurants, and who obviously didn't work anywhere completely entranced me.
    • He used to run a small gymnasium over a poolroom on Fourteenth Street, near Luchow's, and he still owns it.
    • Robbers struck saloons, poolrooms, and restaurants shortly after the workers in nearby factories received their pay.

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