bed-sitter


bed–sit·ter

noun \ˈbed-ˌsi-tər\

Definition of BED-SITTER

British
:  a one-room apartment serving as both bedroom and sitting room —called also bedsit, bed-sitting-room

Origin of BED-SITTER

bed-sitting room + -er (as in fresher freshman, rugger rugby)
First Known Use: 1899

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