bungalow

noun
bun·​ga·​low | \ ˈbəŋ-gə-ˌlō How to pronounce bungalow (audio) \

Definition of bungalow

: a one-storied house with a low-pitched roof also : a house having one and a half stories and usually a front porch

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The house’s polygonal shape and other design features were a stark contrast to the popular bungalow and craftsman styles of the time. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Trails, beaches and more things to do in Indiana Dunes National Park," 20 Feb. 2019 Photographing bungalows, vacation houses, apartments (and everything in between) reminded us that now, as in all the years before, our homes continue to be places of sanctuary, fonts of expression, and vessels for creativity. Asad Syrkett, Curbed, "Year in Curbed: The best of House Calls," 26 Dec. 2018 Among what was for sale, a 600-square-foot, aquamarine bungalow that was built in 1946. Sharon Coolidge, Cincinnati.com, "Orlando offers glimpse at FC Cincinnati soccer stadium future and the impact on a community," 31 May 2019 Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra are expected to join the newlyweds at the bungalows, the outlet added. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Are Having a Super-Private Honeymoon in L.A.," 3 May 2019 For Marilyn Monroe and Howard Hughes, among a handful of other Hollywood celebrities and billionaires, home away from home was a bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Elle Decor Editors, ELLE Decor, "The Beverly Hills Hotel Unveils Newly Redesigned Bungalows," 20 Feb. 2019 His first project was a five-room bungalow that sat near the Detroit City Airport. Conor Dougherty, New York Times, "William Pulte, Pathbreaking Home Builder, Is Dead at 85," 9 Mar. 2018 Now row after row of white plastic hoop houses sprawl amid rolling vineyards and country estates, and coastal bungalows and schools carry the whiff of backcountry Humboldt. Joe Mozingo, latimes.com, "The world’s largest pot farms, and how Santa Barbara opened the door," 12 June 2019 In the East Legon neighborhood of Ghana's seaside capital, Sekyiamah's spacious bungalow sits between much grander properties. Eliza Anyangwe, CNN, "She wants women to have good sex. So she started a website where they can talk about it (safely)," 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of bungalow

1676, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bungalow

Hindi baṅglā & Urdu banglā, literally, (house) in the Bengal style

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bungalow

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bungalow

: a house that is all on one level
US : a house that has one main level and a second smaller level above

bungalow

noun
bun·​ga·​low | \ ˈbəŋ-gə-ˌlō How to pronounce bungalow (audio) \

Kids Definition of bungalow

: a house with a main level and a smaller second level above

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