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

Rents for one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans are expected to be between $1,100 and $2,300 per month. Nancy Sarnoff, Houston Chronicle, "Healthy rental market spurs flurry of activity from urban core to suburbs," 7 June 2019 Here’s a guy with a ninth-grade education from North Carolina who ends up in the Lincoln bedroom of the White House. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, "Director Reginald Hudlin on 'The Black Godfather' Clarence Avant: 'The Mt. Olympus to Everyone in the Music Business'," 7 June 2019 Whether in the bedroom or a living space, throw pillows can take a room from stark to stylishly comfortable. Ap Mcclatchy, The Mercury News, "Are you a pillow lover or minimalist?," 6 June 2019 Book way in advance to score the large, two-story dome, with a nine-foot slide from the lofted bedroom. Megan Michelson, Outside Online, "10 Amazing Glamping Spots in North America," 6 June 2019 The bedroom features even more zebra print carpeting, and also disco ball pillows. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "You’ll Really, Really Want to Stay in the Spice Bus From Spice World—Now an Airbnb," 17 May 2019 The torture included slamming the boy onto the bedroom floor, whipping him with a belt and cord, pouring hot sauce into his mouth and forbidding him to use the bathroom, according to the documents. Fox News, "California boy, 10, allegedly abused for days before death," 4 July 2018 Bottleworks Residential will feature one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans, according to the website. Sarah Bahr, Indianapolis Star, "Here's what's in store for the $300 million Bottleworks project on Mass Ave," 29 June 2018 Instead of keeping all eight existing bedrooms as-is, Bean decided to turn four into family-centric spaces, including a home gym, a craft room, a study and a playroom. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "This 10,000-Square-Foot Tulsa Home Takes Family-Friendly to a New Level," 23 May 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 How to pronounce bedroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m\

Kids Definition of bedroom

: a room used for sleeping

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