From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Theatre, Toys
playhouseplay‧house /ˈpleɪhaʊs/ noun [countable] 1 APTa theatre – used in the name of theatres the Oxford Playhouse2 DHTa small structure like a little house for children to play in
Examples from the Corpus
playhouseWe had a playhouse, up at the top of the fields.They need a playhouse of their own and more money for talent.A playground and playhouse keep the tots happy while the teenagers have a ball with a whole host of absorbing activities.We saw "The Crucible" last night at the Berkshire Playhouse.It was the best playhouse in London, and soon the most famous.Boys and girls are apprentices to the professionals as they plan and build their own playhouse in the school grounds.Make believe dinner is being cooked by a group of under 5 children in the playhouse.In this playhouse of infinite forms I have had my play and here have I caught sight of him that is formless.