air bed


plural air beds
: a soft, airtight plastic case that is designed to be inflated and used as a bed : air mattress
Modern air beds which resemble a big mattress can be very good indeed. Buy an air pump.Nigel Hunt

Examples of air bed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Before Airbnb had over 7 million listings worldwide, there was one sole lodging: three inflatable air beds at CEO Brian Chesky’s San Francisco home. Sasha Rogelberg, Fortune, 24 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1809, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of air bed was in 1809

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“Air bed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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