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
Recent Examples of bungalow from the Web
Gil Walker reclines in a striped armchair in his bungalow on the South Side of Chicago, an orange tabby cat circling his feet.
Its salt-box houses and bungalows were, and are being, torn down for fancy new houses.
There are Real Housewives who must vacation with their friends women’s fight club in order to spat with each other within the intimate confines of an overwater bungalow.
It's set on a frame that looks built in four sections — two-story, one-story, bungalow and round.
The dispensary shares a portable bungalow-type building with an office for Cruise America RV rentals and sales.
Kelly Johnson testified on Day 1 that Cosby drugged molested her at a Los Angeles hotel bungalow in 1996.
Kelly Johnson testified on Day 1 that Cosby drugged and molested her at a Los Angeles hotel bungalow in 1996.
The home that’s furthest along — an 805-square-foot bungalow at 2714 W. Burnham (warning: there’s no address outside) — can be toured for $15 most Saturdays, no reservations required.
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Origin and Etymology of bungalow
Hindi baṅglā & Urdu banglā, literally, (house) in the Bengal style
First Known Use: 1676See Words from the same year
BUNGALOW Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bungalow for English Language Learners
: a house that is all on one level
: a house that has one main level and a second smaller level above
BUNGALOW Defined for Kids
Definition of bungalow for Students
: a house with a main level and a smaller second level above
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