bunk bed


Definition of bunk bed

: one of two single beds usually placed one above the other

Examples of bunk bed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our kids slept on a bunk bed setup that’s available as an add-on. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Why this vintage-style camper is the future of travel trailers," 14 Aug. 2019 As part of comprehensive renovations, this 193-room family-friendly hotel now offers 12 Kid Suites with a semi-private bunk bed room for the little ones, complete with separate TVs, games and books, and king-size bed for parents. Necee Regis, BostonGlobe.com, "Here, there, and everywhere," 23 July 2019 There are even bunk beds for the contestants like on the main franchise shows and the all-important wet driveway for contestant arrivals. Martha Sorren, refinery29.com, "Listen To Your Heart Was Apparently Too Big For Bachelor Mansion," 13 Apr. 2020 For now, though, the contestants are sent to their rooms — which, literally, are just two big rooms outfitted with fancy Ikea bunk beds. Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, "Listen to Your Heart," 14 Apr. 2020 These were mostly two-story buildings containing large open rooms furnished with not much more than bunk beds. Paula Allen, ExpressNews.com, "Stinson Homes provided affordable apartments in San Antonio during a critical housing shortage after WWII," 29 Feb. 2020 The rehab center was on a plot of land in Rio’s northwestern outskirts, with a soccer field, a chapel, a kitchen, and several rooms containing bunk beds. Alex Cuadros, Harper's magazine, "“My Gang Is Jesus”," 20 Jan. 2020 At Mount Madonna, yurts include wood bunk beds with mattresses, a locking door, a camping couch and wood table, plus windows. Tom Stienstra, SFChronicle.com, "Mt. Madonna yurts open a gateway to the joy of camping," 15 Jan. 2020 The second floor has a playroom and TV area and two more guest suites—one with log bunk beds. Bebe Howorth, ELLE Decor, "Here’s Proof That a High-End Home Doesn’t Have to Be Stuffy," 6 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of bunk bed

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bunk bed was in 1890

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26 May 2020

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“Bunk bed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bunk%20bed. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of bunk bed

: a type of bed for two people that has two single beds placed so that one is above the other

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Kids Definition of bunk bed

: one of two single beds usually placed one above the other

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