Definition of bedsit
: a one-room apartment serving as both bedroom and living room … uses short vignettes to paint a picture of the year she lived in a bedsit in 1984 London's East End … — Publishers Weekly, 23 June 2002 —called also bedsitter, bed-sitting room
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Origin and Etymology of bedsit
by shortening of bed-sitting room
First Known Use: 1908See Words from the same year
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