Definition of Playhouse

1. Noun. Plaything consisting of a small model of a house that children can play inside of.

Exact synonyms: Wendy House
Generic synonyms: Plaything, Toy
Specialized synonyms: Tree House



Definition of Playhouse

1. n. A building used for dramatic exhibitions; a theater.

Definition of Playhouse

1. Noun. A theater; a venue for performing plays. ¹

2. Noun. A toy house for children to play in; a cubby house or Wendy house. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Playhouse

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Playhouse

playfulnesses
playgame
playgirl
playgirls
playgoer
playgoers
playgoing
playgoings
playground
playground ball
playground taunt
playground taunts
playgrounds
playgroup
playgroups
playhouse (current term)
playhouses
playin'
playing
playing Cupid
playing Nostradamus
playing apparatus
playing area
playing around
playing ball
playing card
playing cards
playing down
playing field
playing fields

Literary usage of Playhouse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Exemplary Theatre by Harley Granville-Barker (1922)
"For this will be the determining feature of the theatre as playhouse, ... Let us imagine, to begin with, a playhouse company for whom performances will not ..."

2. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"... 1661, to the following effect : ' The Fortune playhouse, situate between White Cross Street and Golding Lane, in the parish of St Giles, Cripplegate, ..."

3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1908)
"The cost of producing the tablet, of SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE playhouse MEMORIAL. lection of the event lingered on in the descriptive name of Brentford. ..."

4. Shakespearean Playhouses: A History of English Theatres from the Beginnings by Joseph Quincy Adams (1917)
"In the absence of such, I offer the reader a verbal picture of the interior as THE FORTUNE playhouse (?) The curious structure with the flag may be intended ..."

5. Who's who in Music and Drama: An Encyclopedia of Biography of Notable Men by Harry Prescott hanaford, Dixie Hines (1914)
"Appeared as Alfred Sterry in Truth, same playhouse, Feb. 8, 1879. Prod, (but did nut appear) ... 17, 1880, and at same playhouse as Montague Ley- ton in ..."

6. The Exemplary Theatre by Harley Granville-Barker (1922)
"For this will be the determining feature of the theatre as playhouse, ... Let us imagine, to begin with, a playhouse company for whom performances will not ..."

7. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"... 1661, to the following effect : ' The Fortune playhouse, situate between White Cross Street and Golding Lane, in the parish of St Giles, Cripplegate, ..."

8. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1908)
"The cost of producing the tablet, of SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE playhouse MEMORIAL. lection of the event lingered on in the descriptive name of Brentford. ..."

9. Shakespearean Playhouses: A History of English Theatres from the Beginnings by Joseph Quincy Adams (1917)
"In the absence of such, I offer the reader a verbal picture of the interior as THE FORTUNE playhouse (?) The curious structure with the flag may be intended ..."

10. Who's who in Music and Drama: An Encyclopedia of Biography of Notable Men by Harry Prescott hanaford, Dixie Hines (1914)
"Appeared as Alfred Sterry in Truth, same playhouse, Feb. 8, 1879. Prod, (but did nut appear) ... 17, 1880, and at same playhouse as Montague Ley- ton in ..."

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