bedsit

noun bed·sit \ˈbed-ˌsit\
variants: less commonly

bed–sit

Definition of bedsit

plural

bedsits

also

bed–sits

British

  1. :  a one-room apartment serving as both bedroom and living room … uses short vignettes to paint a picture of the year she lived in a bedsit in 1984 London's East End … — Publishers Weekly, 23 June 2002 —called also bedsitter, bed-sitting room

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Origin and Etymology of bedsit

by shortening of bed-sitting room


First Known Use: 1908


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