man cave

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A man spending time in his man cave.

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man + cave, suggesting the caves in which prehistoric people sometimes lived.


man cave (plural man caves)

  1. A part of a home specifically reserved for adult male activities, such as drinking beer, playing games and watching TV; often a garage or den.
    • 2007, November 18, “Charles Memminger”, in Cave Men: There are sports and beer but no women in these sanctuaries[1]:
      Man caves are better known on the mainland, where space isn't a problem.


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