Carrol Cox wrote:
> "Rickard A. Parker" wrote:
> > A "play date" is a planned get-together for children made
> > by parents (but it is for the children to get an opportunity to play,
> > not party.)
> Uk. I've encountered that sense, but the concept is so foreign to my
> experience that it's unapt to come to my mind spontaneously.
> Still, I think it's a noun rather than an adjective; the adjective would
> be a verbal adjective, "playing"?
Think of "blind date" or "bad date." "Play date" on the children's
schedule is adj noun.