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



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

Other Words from bedroom


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 Mosby is charged with two counts of perjury and two counts of making false statements on loan applications in order to purchase two Florida vacation homes: an eight-bedroom rental near Disney World and a condo on the state’s Gulf Coast. Lee O. Sanderlin, Baltimore Sun, 19 May 2022 The group also acted on data to develop and offer more three-bedroom apartments. Jennifer Castenson, Forbes, 19 May 2022 The Arkaba Homestead is a five-bedroom slice of restored pioneering history that's been cleverly up-cycled to make this an experience more like staying with friends in the country than a typical luxury hotel. Anabel Dean, CNN, 18 May 2022 The living room at the four-bedroom, split-level apartment. Ruth Bloomfield, WSJ, 18 May 2022 About five years ago, Reda Sabassi was moving from the Bay Area and found a three-bedroom in Sherman Oaks for $2,000 a month. Liam Dillonstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 18 May 2022 Rent prices will range from $450 for a single room to $1,000 for a three-bedroom unit. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 17 May 2022 Next up will be the opening of the 4,600-square-foot, five-bedroom Villa Olivia in Villefranche later this year. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 May 2022 Prices for two-bedroom units have fallen year-over-year in Shreveport, Louisiana; Wichita, Kansas; and Scottsdale, Arizona. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 16 May 2022 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective The multi-bedroom residences, each with private entrances, are available for stays of one month or more. Skye Sherman, Travel + Leisure, 1 Apr. 2022 Where to Stay For families and ski groups, book a condo at Trailhead Lodge by Vacasa, which has multi-bedroom rentals with full kitchens, gas fireplaces, and balconies. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 28 Feb. 2022 Nobody thinks ‘granny’ will be moving into a two-story multi-bedroom dwelling unit crowded up against their neighbors’ backyard fence. Adrian Vore, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Jan. 2022 Both data sets are from 2019 — the last year of typical rates and bookings before the pandemic — and include all room types, from entry-level king rooms to multi-bedroom private villas. Stefanie Waldek, Travel + Leisure, 31 Dec. 2021 The real estate offerings here are fairly diverse — from studios, multi-bedroom apartments, and condos to single-family homes. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 14 Dec. 2021 The lingering lower prices on multi-bedroom units may be more attractive to families looking to rent, especially as many families will likely move back to the city with the return of in-person classes in the fall. Shimon Shkury, Forbes, 17 June 2021 Beach Enclave’s swanky, oceanfront multi-bedroom villas are located in three different areas of Providenciales, the main island of the Turks and Caicos. Ramsey Qubein, Forbes, 27 June 2021 And as there’s growing demand for affordable, multi-bedroom apartments, developers say the new rules will push them toward building more singles. Jamie Goldberg, oregonlive, 3 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bedroom


1600, in the meaning defined above


1900, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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22 May 2022

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“Bedroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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bed·​room | \ ˈbed-ˌrüm How to pronounce bedroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Kids Definition of bedroom

: a room used for sleeping


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