bedtime

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noun bed·time \-ˌtīm\

Definition of bedtime

  1. :  a time for going to bed

Examples of bedtime in a sentence

  1. The children are still up? It's way past their bedtimes.

13th Century

First Known Use of bedtime

13th century


BEDTIME Defined for English Language Learners

bedtime

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noun bed·time \-ˌtīm\

Definition of bedtime for English Language Learners

  • : the usual time when someone goes to bed


BEDTIME Defined for Kids

bedtime

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noun bed·time \ˈbed-ˌtīm\

Definition of bedtime for Students

  1. :  time to go to bed


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