poolroom


poolroom
Synonyms and related words:
archery ground, athletic field, badminton court, baseball field, basketball court, betting house, betting parlor, billiard parlor, bowling alley, bowling green, casino, course, court, crib, cricket ground, croquet ground, croquet lawn, diamond, fairway, field, flat, football field, gambling den, gambling hall, gambling hell, gambling house, gaming house, glaciarium, golf course, golf links, gridiron, gym, gymnasium, hell, ice rink, infield, joint, links, outfield, oval, playground, playing field, playroom, polo ground, pool hall, putting green, racecourse, racket court, rink, skating rink, soccer field, sporting house, squash court, stretch, tennis court, track, turf

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • poolroom — ☆ poolroom [po͞ol′ro͞om΄ ] n. 1. a room or establishment where pool is played: also pool hall 2. Now Rare a room where bets are placed with a bookmaker …   English World dictionary

  • poolroom — noun Date: 1861 1. a room in which bookmaking is carried on 2. a room for the playing of pool …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • poolroom — /poohl roohm , room /, n. 1. an establishment or room for the playing of pool or billiards. 2. a place where betting is carried on, esp. illegally; a bookmaker s establishment. [1860 65; POOL2 + ROOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • poolroom — noun A room with pool tables where pool can be played, usually for a fee …   Wiktionary

  • poolroom — pool|room [ˈpu:lrum, ru:m] n old fashioned a pool hall …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • poolroom — n. place where one plays pool, billiards hall …   English contemporary dictionary

  • poolroom — noun N. Amer. 1》 (also pool hall) a place for playing pool. 2》 a betting shop …   English new terms dictionary

  • poolroom — noun (C) a room used for playing pool, especially in a bar …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • poolroom — pool•room [[t]ˈpulˌrum, ˌrʊm[/t]] n. 1) gam an establishment or room for the playing of pool or billiards 2) a bookmaker s establishment • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • poolroom — /ˈpulrum/ (say poohlroohm) noun 1. an establishment or room in which pool or billiards is played. 2. a place in which betting is carried on …   Australian English dictionary