playhouse Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “playhouse” in the English Dictionary

"playhouse" in British English

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playhousenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpleɪ.haʊs/

playhouse noun [C] (THEATRE)

a ​theatre. This is now only used in the ​names of ​theatres: the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego the Edinburgh Playhouse

playhouse noun [C] (TOY HOUSE)

(UK also Wendy house) a ​smallstructure that ​looks like a ​house, for ​children to ​play in
(Definition of playhouse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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playhousenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpleɪˌhɑʊs/

playhouse noun [C] (CHILD'S TOY)

a ​smallhouse that is a ​model of a ​realhouse, ​designed for ​children to ​play in

playhouse noun [C] (THEATER)

a ​theater
(Definition of playhouse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “playhouse”
in Chinese (Simplified) 剧场, 戏院,剧场(现仅用于剧场名)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 劇場, 戲院,劇場(現僅用於劇場名)…
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