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 Dolores and Analina shared a twin bed, while Velma and Henry slept on a queen. Sierra Crane Murdoch, Harper's Magazine, "Perfect Storm," 15 Sep. 2020 The house can sleep up to four people in a queen bed, twin bed and twin sofa sleeper. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Bayfield treehouse is a cozy, unique getaway near the Apostle Islands," 13 Aug. 2020 Inside each cell is a stainless steel sink and toilet, upper and lower lights, a twin bed and a bookshelf on the back wall to store legal work, food and other personal items. Jason Fagone,, "California executions on hold, but coronavirus killing San Quentin inmates," 10 Aug. 2020 These sheets with a cult following Goodbye dorm twin bed, hello grown-up queen (or king!) bed. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "15 gifts to get someone whose graduation was canceled," 3 Apr. 2020 That night, tucked into a twin bed at a shelter for homeless men, the South Carolina native thought about his decision. Mandy Mclaren, The Courier-Journal, "Homeless but full of hope: One Louisville youth's 'fight to be connected'," 11 Dec. 2019 What does half a Trump hotel room look like, a twin bed and sky where the bathroom is supposed to be? Paul Daugherty,, "Doc's Morning Line: We must be positive without being foolish during coronavirus pandemic," 25 Mar. 2020 Your family home was enormous, yet you both were made to live in this tiny shed with twin beds side-by-side. Rosy Cordero,, "Tell Me Who I Am," 22 Oct. 2019 LaRouche's room has two twin beds, a table, bathroom and a closet, Wulfmeier said. Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press, "Coronavirus outbreak: Sterling Heights woman is on quarantined cruise ship in Japan," 7 Feb. 2020

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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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22 Sep 2020

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“Twin bed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of twin bed

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

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