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

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 Miller’s players attended class, poured sweat through his marathon practices, and collapsed into their dorm room twin beds from exhaustion. Jake Fischer,, "Kenrich Williams and the NBA Draft's Most Interesting Haircut," 20 June 2018 On a twin bed covered by a thin clear plastic sheet, sat a bag with surgical gloves, a jar of petroleum jelly, cotton wool, some pain killers and the needle, attached to a long, thin tube, which is used to drain the fluid into a bucket on the floor. Alex Platt, CNN, "Trump's ban on global abortion funding has led to more abortions," 24 May 2018 During training camp the Tiger-Cats slept in twin beds at Les Prince Hall, swiped into the commons for team meals, held nightly meetings inside academic auditoriums. Alex Prewitt,, "Johnny Manziel’s Last Chance—as a Backup in the CFL," 16 June 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'twin bed.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of twin bed

1919, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about twin bed

Statistics for twin bed

Last Updated

3 Sep 2018

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for twin bed

The first known use of twin bed was in 1919

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for twin bed

twin bed


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

More from Merriam-Webster on twin bed

Spanish Central: Translation of twin bed

Comments on twin bed

What made you want to look up twin bed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


alleviating pain or harshness

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!