noun, plural playhouses
[pley-hou-ziz] /ˈpleɪˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
a small house for children to play in.
a toy house.
a theatre where live dramatic performances are given
a toy house, small room, etc, for children to play in
late Old English pleghus; see play (n.) + house (n.).
noun 1. one of the conventional set of 52 cards in four suits, as diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs, used in playing various games of chance and skill. 2. one of any set or pack of cards used in playing games. noun 1. one of a pack of 52 rectangular stiff cards, used for playing […]
noun 1. an expanse of level ground, as in a park or stadium, where athletic events are held. noun 1. (mainly Brit) a field or open space used for sport
noun, Bridge. 1. a card in a hand considered as likely to take a trick, assuming that the player who holds the hand or that player’s partner is the declarer.
- Play in peoria
verb phrase To succeed in areas distinct from such foci of power as Washington and New York or the Northeast in general: When you’re under a deadline, it’s hard to judge what will play in Peoria [1970s+; fr the theater sense of play, to succeed on the stage; perhaps echoing Harold Ross’s criterion that he […]