bedroom

bed|room [ `bed,rum ] noun count ***
a room that you sleep in:
I'll put your mom in the spare bedroom.
a two-bedroom apartment
the master bedroom (=the main bedroom in a house)
a. relating to this room:
the bedroom door
bedroom furniture
in the bedroom
used for referring to sex when you do not want to do this directly

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • bedroom — [bed′ro͞om΄] n. a room with a bed, for sleeping in adj. 1. having to do with sex or sexual affairs [a bedroom farce] 2. housing those who spend their days at work in a nearby metropolis [bedroom suburbs] …   English World dictionary

  • bedroom — bed‧room [ˈbedrʊm, ruːm] noun [countable] an area just outside a large town where many of the people working in the town live; = dormitory Bre: • workers who commute between Aspen, with its million dollar homes, and cheaper bedroom communities …   Financial and business terms

  • bedroom — (n.) also bed room, 1610s, from BED (Cf. bed) (n.) + ROOM (Cf. room). Slightly earlier in a sense sleeping space (1580s). Replaced earlier bedchamber (late 14c.). First record of slang bedroom eyes is from 1901 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bedroom — Bed room, n. 1. A room or apartment intended or used for a bed; a lodging room. [1913 Webster] 2. Room in a bed. Note: [In this sense preferably {bed room}.] [1913 Webster] Then by your side no bed room me deny. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bedroom — [n] place for sleeping bedchamber, bunk room, chamber, cubicle, guest room; concept 448 …   New thesaurus

  • bedroom — ► NOUN ▪ a room for sleeping in …   English terms dictionary

  • Bedroom — For the film, see Bedrooms (film). Royal bedroom in the Residenz Palace, Munich, Bavaria A bedroom is a private room where people usually sleep for the night or relax during the day. About one third of our lives are spent sleeping and most of the …   Wikipedia

  • bedroom — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ comfortable, cosy/cozy ▪ big, large, spacious ▪ little, small, tiny ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • bedroom */*/*/ — UK [ˈbedruːm] / US [ˈbedˌrum] noun [countable] Word forms bedroom : singular bedroom plural bedrooms a) a room that you sleep in Your mum can stay in the spare bedroom. a two bedroom flat the master bedroom (= the main bedroom in a house) b)… …   English dictionary

  • bedroom — I. noun Date: 1616 a room furnished with a bed and intended primarily for sleeping • bedroomed adjective II. adjective Date: 1915 1. dealing with, suggestive of, or inviting sexual relations < a bedroom farce > < bedroom eyes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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