bed-sitting room

noun
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

British
: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bed-sitting%20room. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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