bed-sitting room

bed-sit·​ting room | \ ˈbed-ˌsi-tiŋ- How to pronounce bed-sitting room (audio) \
variants: or less commonly bedsitting room
plural bedsitting rooms

Definition of bed-sitting room

: a one-room apartment serving as both bedroom and living room : bedsit A fairly large bed-sitting room was vacant at No. 23. I took it, and settled down seriously to make my writing pay.— P. G. Wodehouse

First Known Use of bed-sitting room

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Bed-sitting room.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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