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?
Recent Examples on the Web Our Pinotage Suite room category included an ample living room with space both for a sectional sofa and two twin beds and a separate bedroom with a king-sized bed, as well as a large open bathroom with a double-headed walk-in shower and freestanding tub. Hannah Selinger, Travel + Leisure, 10 May 2024 Next door, two guests can sleep in twin beds covered with blue X-Men bedspread. Jordan Moreau, Variety, 3 May 2024 Three of those have one twin bed each and a fourth has two beds. Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times, 11 Apr. 2024 One of the bedrooms has two twin beds, ideal for those with multiple young ones. Harrison Pierce, Condé Nast Traveler, 25 Mar. 2024 Sharing motel rooms with two twin beds in anonymous small towns, the women can finally act on their mutual attraction. Emma Copley Eisenberg, The Atlantic, 23 Jan. 2024 For a bedroom idea for a small room, stick with a twin bed and narrow furniture with plenty of storage. Caitlin Sole, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Mar. 2024 Suites have their own marble bathrooms and a spacious lounge area that converts to either a double bed or twin beds. Shamilee Vellu, Travel + Leisure, 24 Feb. 2024 The room was tiny, with space for a twin bed, arranged flush against the walls, and a sink. Olivia Bensimon Todd Heisler, New York Times, 20 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of twin bed was in 1919

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“Twin bed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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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