twin bed


Definition of twin bed 

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

Examples of twin bed in a Sentence

Do you want a room with a double bed or twin beds?

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There were two matching coverlets made for two small twin beds. Robert Sullivan, Vogue, "What Do You Look Like As a Quilt? A New Group Show Imagines the Quilted Self Portrait," 22 Sep. 2018 There’s been a lot of speculation about what’s really going on between those twin beds in Bert and Ernie’s room on Sesame Street. Marisa Lascala, Good Housekeeping, "As the Mom of a Toddler, I Don't Need Bert and Ernie to Be Gay," 20 Sep. 2018 The master bedroom's double headboard looks as if Ozzie and Harriet finally pushed their twin beds together. Douglas Brenner, House Beautiful, "Designer Annie Brahler on Decorating a Landmark Victorian," 1 Apr. 2012 Levy’s twin bed against one wall, mine against the opposite, Alaina’s crib in the middle. Longreads, "La Otra," 26 June 2018 In the last two years, 12 children, including two sets of siblings, have occupied the room upstairs with its soothing white-and-light-blue walls and twin beds with colorful bedding. Miriam Jordan, New York Times, "‘It’s Horrendous’: The Heartache of a Migrant Boy Taken From His Father," 7 June 2018 The layout of the room dictated twin beds and created nice symmetry. Sarah Bray, House Beautiful, "How A Personalityless Spare Room Gets Ready For House Guests," 29 May 2014 The suites have two twin beds in the themed room, separated by a door modeled after the dinosaur enclosure. Dewayne Bevil,, "Universal: 'Jurassic World' suites set for Royal Pacific hotel," 12 June 2018 Rows of twin beds dressed in aqua and orange comforters sat on top of a training field on June 22. Emily Bloch,, "Miami Dolphins and Ashley HomeStore surprise local children with new beds," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of twin bed

1919, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of twin bed

: either one of a pair of single beds that match

: a bed that is big enough for only one person : a single bed

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