bay window

noun
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of bay window

1 : a window or series of windows forming a bay in a room and projecting outward from the wall
2 : potbelly 1

Examples of bay window in a Sentence

  1. if his bay window gets any bigger, it's going to need its own draw curtains

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First Known Use of bay window

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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BAY WINDOW Defined for English Language Learners

bay window

Definition of bay window for English Language Learners

  • : a large window or set of windows that sticks out from the outside wall of a building


BAY WINDOW Defined for Kids

bay window

noun \ ˈbā- \

Definition of bay window for Students

: a large window or a set of windows that sticks out from the wall of a building

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