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

There’s also supposedly a bedroom for Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland. Vogue, "See a New Picture of Frogmore Cottage, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s New Windsor Home," 8 Apr. 2019 This is your dream destination: This 1 bedroom suite is situated above the owner's barn home to her Icelandic horses and miniature donkeys. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "Where to Stay in New York's Hudson Valley," 5 Apr. 2019 When overnight guests arrive, there are bedroom suites in both the daylight basement and on the main floor. Toll Brothers, The Seattle Times, "6 homes remain at community near Microsoft," 29 Mar. 2019 Roughly 15 feet by 22 feet, the addition gave the small house a fourth bedroom upstairs and an eat-in kitchen down. Popular Mechanics, "To Install a Pull-Up Bar, We Built a Surfboard," 23 Mar. 2019 The email claims the home sleeps six, with a king-size bed in the master suite and two additional bedrooms with queen beds. Megan Stein, Country Living, "Chip and Joanna Gaines Just Secretly Opened a Third Vacation Rental," 26 Feb. 2019 After a 911 call from a concerned neighbor, the police obtained a search warrant and found Dee Dee stabbed to death in the bedroom. Alexis Jones, Marie Claire, "How True Is 'The Act'? The Hulu Series' Backstory Is Chilling," 20 Mar. 2019 The little blue pill that’s helped millions of men in the bedroom is turning white. Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY, "Pfizer reverses drug price increases after President Trump blasted the company," 11 July 2018 Miraculously, neither the driver nor the man in the bedroom was hurt. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'There's a car in the bed': Airborne minivan embeds, wheels first, into Ozaukee County house," 5 July 2018

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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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