trundle bed


: a low bed usually on casters that can be rolled or slid under a higher bed when not in use

called also truckle bed

Examples of trundle bed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Rounds are particularly well suited to families, as standard units have a trundle bed and suites have a trundle and a daybed. Paul Brady, Travel + Leisure, 25 Mar. 2024 Inside, there’s a king-size bed and a twin and trundle bed to sleep two to four people and full temperature control, with both heat and air-conditioning on tap. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 20 Mar. 2024 Just pull out the trundle bed, and your guests are set. Megan Ulu-Lani Boyanton, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Nov. 2023 The trundle bed in this teenager's room is from RHTeen, but it's given a personal twist with new upholstery in a cheeky fabric. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 19 July 2023 There are also pop-up trundle beds, which pop up to the level of the bed above them, creating one large bed. Stefanie Waldek, House Beautiful, 7 Mar. 2023 Similar to a trundle bed, one person sleeps slightly above the next, so this solution is ideal for close siblings. Hannah Bruneman, Better Homes & Gardens, 11 Oct. 2022 The standard rooms aren't big can sleep four to five – there's a trundle bed in that wall. Britt Kennerly, USA TODAY, 26 Feb. 2022 The functional frame features a daybed on top and pull-out trundle bed below that can be pulled out when guests stay the night. Jessica Leigh Mattern,, 30 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1542, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trundle bed was in 1542

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“Trundle bed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

trundle bed

: a low bed usually on small wheels that can be rolled under a higher bed

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