twin bed


: one of a pair of matching single beds
also : a twin-size bed

Example Sentences

Do you want a room with a double bed or twin beds?
Recent Examples on the Web His room at the Park Savory is small and bare, with a single twin bed, a small steel locker and a window. Rick Jervis, USA TODAY, 2 Nov. 2022 Keep it that way as a chaise or lean the back of the chair down for a quick transition into a twin bed. Megan Boettcher, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Sep. 2022 Add a twin bed, sofa, or futon to one of the walls for a lounge area. Marisa Donnelly, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 Sep. 2022 On a morning in early July, four bodies were crowded onto a twin bed inside a blue Coleman tent: McWilliams; her boyfriend, Jack; their gray kitten, Daddy; and Cardi D. Los Angeles Times, 22 Aug. 2022 This set converts your sofa to a comfy twin bed with every needed accessory: No more lending your favorite blankets and sheets to your guests! Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, 13 May 2022 Sleeper sofas for small spaces are hard to find, but this sofa from Joybird is a pull-out couch with a twin bed. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, 13 May 2022 Each yurt has at least one queen-size and twin bed (some have kings and additional twins) plus a rustic kitchen with a microwave, toaster oven, mini fridge, and hot and cold water dispenser. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 23 Apr. 2022 Rather, each vehicle is moved along to the next assembly stage on robotic guidance systems slightly bigger than a twin bed mattress. Russ Wiles, The Arizona Republic, 27 Apr. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of twin bed was in 1919

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Cite this Entry

“Twin bed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

twin bed

: either of a pair of single beds that match
: a bed that is big enough for only one person
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