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 bedroomed (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 And don’t forget the stand-alone guest house out back, a one-bedroom home with a full kitchen. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, "$3.2M Bloomfield Hills estate is so grand your guests can have guests," 15 Feb. 2020 Next week, the Barobi family, Congolese refugees who settled in Ogden, Utah, after witnessing their parents and sister's murders, get a 2,900-square-foot, six-bedroom home. Gary Levin, USA TODAY, "Why 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' is ready to move that bus again, on HGTV," 13 Feb. 2020 An offer for the two-bedroom home was received in 17 days. oregonlive, "Portland-area homebuyers face even fewer choices as prices rise 2.5% over last year," 12 Feb. 2020 Priced at $4,850,000, this six-bedroom home with seven full baths and two half-baths is listed by Sue Atlas with Greenwood King Properties and is open from 1-3 p.m. today, Sunday, Jan. 19. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, "Hunters Creek Village home offers designer touches, is open 1-3 p.m. Jan. 19," 18 Jan. 2020 Sherri and Bill now are able to share a one-bedroom home in Portsmouth near the Ohio River. Rita Price, Cincinnati.com, "Disabled couples navigate red tape on way to altar," 13 Jan. 2020 The property, which is only 15 minutes from downtown Livermore, includes a four-bedroom home, barns, sheds, 14 hunting camps with cabins, skinning sheds and grazing land for up to 3,200 cows. Peter Fimrite, SFChronicle.com, "Newsom, legislators seek to add Bay Area open space to California park system," 11 Jan. 2020 The five-bedroom home was last valued at $2.91 million, according to the town’s assessment database. BostonGlobe.com, "He was born in Quincy in 1866 and graduated from Harvard and Harvard Law School. He entered the family business — politics — by serving on the Quincy City Council from 1893-95 and later as the city’s fourth mayor for two years.," 31 Dec. 2019 Our home for the next couple of nights would be Khayelitshe House, an eclectic four-bedroom home built by Beks Ndlovu, the Zimbabwean founder of the safari company African Bush Camps, as a private retreat for himself and his young family. Peter Browne, Condé Nast Traveler, "A Slow Safari Along Zimbabwe’s Back Roads," 20 Dec. 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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21 Feb 2020

Cite this Entry

“Bedroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bedroom. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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More Definitions for bedroom

bedroom

noun
How to pronounce bedroom (audio)

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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