bedroom

noun
bed·room | \ ˈbed-ˌrüm , -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, -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 three-bedroom, single-story ranch house was cuter than a ladybug and had more potential than a Derby winner’s foal. Marni Jameson, OrlandoSentinel.com, "7 mistakes rookie DIY decorators make," 13 July 2018 Foster came into a fortune and spent it all, building a house with five bedrooms, two baths, 14-foot ceilings and its own natural gas production facility. Bo Emerson, ajc, "Architectural gem rescued by Madison conservancy," 13 July 2018 The debut album was a two-person affair, with Milosh and former bandmate Robin Hannibal (also of Quadron) making essentially a bedroom record, in its own bubble. Robert Spuhler, SFChronicle.com, "Rhye reemerges with new energy, set to perform in SF," 12 July 2018 About 15 minutes later the stepfather found the boy gasping for air and moved him to another bedroom before returning downstairs. Robert Moran, Philly.com, "Police investigating death of boy, 6, in Southwest Philly," 12 July 2018 The building, on empty land at Davie Road Extension and Northwest 75th Avenue, would have 24, two-bedroom, two-bathroom units ranging in size from 882 to 895 square feet. Lisa J. Huriash, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Three-story, walk-up apartments planned in Davie," 12 July 2018 Sitting at 3,300 square feet, this three-bedroom, three-bathroom home is surrounded by a spring-fed pond and gardens, and is approached by a covered bridge which serves as an entrance to the property. Alex Bazeley, Curbed, "18th-century mill house in lush Connecticut backwoods asks $995K," 11 July 2018 The lowkey nuptials took place in the couple's bedroom in Atlanta. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Cardi B Gives Birth to a Baby Girl," 11 July 2018 The three-bedroom, two-bathroom units start at $170,000. Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News, "Federal suit against disgraced Tundra Village developer goes to trial," 11 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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Phrases Related to bedroom

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guest bedroom

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19 Sep 2018

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The first known use of bedroom was in 1600

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More Definitions for bedroom

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)

: lived in by people who go to another town or city to work

: dealing with sexual relationships

: showing sexual attraction

bedroom

noun
bed·room | \ ˈbed-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m \

Kids Definition of bedroom

: a room used for sleeping

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