Definition of playshop in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpleɪʃɒp/


  • 1(A set of) toy items forming a game in which children pretend to run a shop.

  • 2US An amateur theatre company. Chiefly in the names of university and community theatre companies.

  • 3A workshop presented in an approachable or enjoyable way, as one which introduces an activity to children, or which develops skills in a leisure activity.


Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From play + shop.