boudoir

noun bou·doir \ ˈbü-ˌdwär , ˈbu̇- , ˌbü-ˈ , ˌbu̇-ˈ \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of boudoir

: a woman's dressing room, bedroom, or private sitting room

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Origin and Etymology of boudoir

French, from bouder to pout


BOUDOIR Defined for English Language Learners

boudoir

noun

Definition of boudoir for English Language Learners

  • : a woman's bedroom or private room for dressing or resting



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