bedsit

noun
bed·​sit | \ ˌbed-ˈsit How to pronounce bedsit (audio) \
variants: or less commonly bed-sit
plural bedsits also bed-sits

Definition of bedsit

British
: a one-room apartment serving as both bedroom and living room At times he would work on benches in train stations, or in Kew Gardens, just to escape the solitude of his bedsit.— Andrew Brown

called also bedsitter, bed-sitting room

First Known Use of bedsit

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Bedsit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bedsit. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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bedsit

noun
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English Language Learners Definition of bedsit

British : an apartment with only one room that is used for both sleeping and living in

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