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?
Recent Examples on the Web Since March, Freeman and a roommate have shared a dorm-style room at The Bridge Homeless Recovery Center, where each has a twin bed and a locker. Everton Bailey Jr., Dallas News, 26 Aug. 2021 In Doss’ room officers found a homemade cage, made with wood and metal large enough to fit a twin bed inside. Joe Mario Pedersen,, 27 July 2021 My husband's childhood bedroom is in the basement and has naught but a twin bed, cobwebs and a thick layer of dust. Washington Post, 28 June 2021 What was apparently once a porch has been converted to a sleeping space, his twin bed overlooking a busy downtown street. Holly V. Hays, The Indianapolis Star, 26 June 2021 Adriana got a twin bed to replace the queen that felt spacious and lonely. New York Times, 29 May 2021 At the agency on Tuesday, a grandmother who recently received custody of a 3-year-old granddaughter received a new twin bed and bedding. Karina Bland, The Arizona Republic, 13 May 2021 These rooms range in size from space enough to host a small fridge, a desk, and a guest to just a couple inches wider than the twin bed. Katie Prout, The New Republic, 2 Apr. 2021 Conestoga wagons offer sleeping arrangements for up to six people, with the choice of king-size, bunk, or single twin bed configurations. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, 26 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of twin bed

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 22 Sep. 2021.

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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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