bedroom

noun
bed·​room | \ ˈbed-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m\

Definition of bedroom

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a room furnished with a bed and intended primarily for sleeping

bedroom

adjective

Definition of bedroom (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : dealing with, suggestive of, or inviting sexual relations a bedroom farce bedroom eyes
2 : inhabited or used by commuters a bedroom community

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Other Words from bedroom

Noun

bedroomed \ ˈbed-​ˌrümd , -​ˌru̇md \ adjective

Examples of bedroom in a Sentence

Adjective

The play is a bedroom farce about a middle-aged couple. She looked at him with bedroom eyes.

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Bohemian aristocrats will want to rest at Durslade Farmhouse, an elegant six-bedroom relic on the grounds of Hauser & Wirth Somerset, the Swiss dealers’ sprawling art center. Christian L. Wright, WSJ, "A One-of-a-Kind British Country Inn: Was It Worth the Wait?," 1 Feb. 2019 Get up to 70% off categories like bedroom furniture, TV stands, patio furniture, bedding, wall art and décor, storage, and more. Blake Bakkila, Good Housekeeping, "Here's Where to Find the Best Presidents' Day Sales of 2019," 28 Jan. 2019 Our kitchen and bedrooms quickly become stock rooms and each month our landlord would take away more furniture to make room for more RIXO stock. Minna Shim, Harper's BAZAAR, "The London-Based Brand Fashion Girls Are Obsessed With," 24 Jan. 2019 The friend’s father had kept the .357 magnum and two other guns secured with gun locks in a plastic container in his bedroom closet, but keys to the locks and ammunition also were in the container, police said. Dave Collins, The Seattle Times, "Teen’s death spurs federal, state safe gun storage bills," 22 Jan. 2019 Ready to create the dreamiest, coziest bedroom in just a few clicks? Megan Stein, Country Living, "Joanna Gaines Swears by 5 Simple Things to Have the Coziest Bedroom Ever," 19 Jan. 2019 Osborne and Little’s butterfly pattern upholstery—seen on the lampshades and chair—inspired the bedroom’s overall color scheme. Lucia Tonelli, ELLE Decor, "An Uninspired NYC Apartment Is Revived With Color, Charisma, and Customization," 17 Jan. 2019 Some people like separate checking accounts; others prefer separate bedrooms. Anne Roderique-jones, SELF, "15 Lessons I’ve Learned in 15 Years of Marriage," 8 Jan. 2019 The largest model, the Trio 120, has 1,300 square feet of living space with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Affordable A-frame house can be built by just two people," 11 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of bedroom

Noun

1600, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1900, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bedroom was in 1600

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bedroom

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bedroom

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a room used for sleeping

bedroom

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of bedroom (Entry 2 of 2)

US : lived in by people who go to another town or city to work
: dealing with sexual relationships
informal : showing sexual attraction

bedroom

noun
bed·​room | \ ˈbed-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m\

Kids Definition of bedroom

: a room used for sleeping

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