Definition of poolroom in English:

poolroom

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Pronunciation: /ˈpuːlruːm
 
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noun

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.
2A betting shop.
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  • At this time he was already gambling at the poolroom.

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