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 Families are held in bunk bed suites that include televisions and have access to the grounds. Anna Giaritelli, Washington Examiner, "Migrant family holding center virtually empty as Biden spends millions on hotels," 12 Apr. 2021 We were parked just off I-95, and our four-year-old, cramped in his new bunk bed, kept waking up his one-year-old sister. Lauren Matison, Travel + Leisure, "What I Learned From My First Family RV Trip," 1 Mar. 2021 Kids can climb up a bunk bed that leads to a slide that leads to a disco room with a light-up floor, play in the radio lab, or check out the lake and canoe. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "The Best Toy Stores in New York," 31 Mar. 2021 The slide had been repainted and mounted to a bunk bed in the home. Andrews Mcmeel Syndication, Star Tribune, "News of the weird," 19 Mar. 2021 Inside a mobile home, attached to a bunk bed in a child’s bedroom, according to the Pasco Police Department. cleveland, "Police find stolen playground slide in child’s bedroom at Washington mobile home," 12 Mar. 2021 The Pasco Police Department said last month, officials found the missing slide mounted to a bunk bed in a child's room in Burbank, Washington. David Williams, CNN, "Stolen 400-pound playground slide found in a child's bedroom," 11 Mar. 2021 In less than an hour, James Simmons will have to check into a homeless shelter, where a bunk bed waits for him. Washington Post, "Home for the holidays? An effort aims to get two dozen people into housing before Christmas," 19 Dec. 2020 In another case, a man at Stateville spent months filing grievances and writing letters to prison officials about a protruding bolt near his bunk bed. Shannon Heffernan, ProPublica, "The Way Prisoners Flag Guard Abuse, Inadequate Health Care and Unsanitary Conditions Is Broken," 2 Dec. 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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17 Apr 2021

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“Bunk bed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bunk%20bed. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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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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