bedroom

noun
bed·​room | \ ˈbed-ˌrüm How to pronounce bedroom (audio) , -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 How to pronounce bedroom (audio) , -​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 The front of the car hit the brick wall under the bedroom window and collapsed it, damaging the house significantly, police said. Nienke Onneweer, The Arizona Republic, "Man charged on suspicion of murdering woman in car that crashed into Phoenix home," 13 Apr. 2021 Just off the primary bedroom sits a private roof-top terrace to enjoy the California sunshine. Howard Walker, Robb Report, "Home of the Week: This $23 Million Mediterranean-Style Villa in Silicon Valley Has a 300-Year-Old Italian Roof," 13 Apr. 2021 Chris and Charlotte from season 3 recalled a tree falling through their daughter's bedroom during the renovation, requiring an emergency repair Drew and Jonathan pulled off. Glenn Garner, PEOPLE.com, "Property Brothers Surprised by Famous Friends and Past Homeowners to Mark 400th Renovation," 12 Apr. 2021 With four hours before Roosevelt High’s first game of the season, Jimmy Romero’s helmet hung on his bedroom wall. Los Angeles Times, "Renewed rivalries, life lessons and more: Photos from LAUSD football’s return," 11 Apr. 2021 Walking through the soft gold-colored hallway and under a classic barrel ceiling to three bedroom suites is a hushed experience. oregonlive, "Willamette Valley mansion with a bowling alley, ballroom and Zen decor is for sale at $10 million," 11 Apr. 2021 Another man then came in and joined the unidentified shooter in rummaging through Rajman’s belongings, while a third man waited outside the bedroom, the girlfriend said. Marc Freeman, sun-sentinel.com, "Murder charges against six young people: How the robbery of an MMA fighter netted many arrests," 11 Apr. 2021 If the weather allows, open your bedroom windows to let fresh air in while your mattress is airing. Lauren Corona, chicagotribune.com, "How to clean a foam mattress," 11 Apr. 2021 The primary bedroom is set at one end of the house for privacy. Lauren Beale, Forbes, "An $11.7 Million Homage To Nature Above Sydney‘s Castle Cove," 11 Apr. 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective The property can accommodate couples, families, and small groups with the multi-bedroom units. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "The Best Room At ... Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort," 4 Apr. 2021 In addition to a pool and panoramic views, the multi-bedroom villas come with other cosseting amenities like a kitchen and butler service. Alisha Prakash, Travel + Leisure, "Swim With Turtles, Go Glass-bottom Kayaking, and Enjoy Sunset Picnics at This Beachfront Hotel in St. Barts," 1 Mar. 2021 Those wanting the same level of privacy, but closer to the action, should check out the multi-bedroom casitas, villas, and private homes at the Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas. Jenny Hart, Travel + Leisure, "I Traveled to Cabo Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic — Here's What It Was Really Like," 16 Sep. 2020

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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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16 Apr 2021

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“Bedroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bedroom. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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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 How to pronounce bedroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Kids Definition of bedroom

: a room used for sleeping

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