twin bed

noun

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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This can be especially challenging in Europe, where rooms are often tiny — some with just two twin beds — and prices, especially during the summer months, fly sky high. Amy Tara Koch, Twin Cities, "Finding European hotel rooms for families can be tough. Here are suggestions in 8 cities.," 6 July 2019 Airplane-quality films are available on massive flat screens and every in-room couch converts into a halfway decent twin bed. Beth Spotswood, SFChronicle.com, "Go to the hospital,and leave ’em laughing," 3 July 2019 His bed was snugly made, and four pair of sneakers formed a neat line beneath his extra-long twin bed. Perry Stein, Washington Post, "In D.C., 5,500 students are homeless. The city is helping some of them take their first steps to college.," 17 July 2019 Each comes furnished with an extra-long twin bed and dresser as well as a desk and chair. Carissa D. Lamkahouan, Houston Chronicle, "Move-in date nears for new UHCL residence hall," 9 July 2019 Book the club family room ($455), which has a king-size bed and sofa bed plus an alcove with a twin bed. Amy Tara Koch, Twin Cities, "Finding European hotel rooms for families can be tough. Here are suggestions in 8 cities.," 6 July 2019 Book the club family room ($455), which has a king-size bed and sofa bed plus an alcove with a twin bed. Amy Tara Koch, Washington Post, "Finding European hotel rooms for families can be tough. Here are suggestions in eight cities.," 28 June 2019 The twin beds can be bunk beds, with a bedside table hovering next to the top one! Elizabeth Lopatto, The Verge, "Some interior design ideas for Jeff Bezos’ new $80 million NYC apartment," 6 June 2019 Mine, which had a twin bed, had a view of the ocean in the distance. Lori Basheda, latimes.com, "In Pacific Palisades, a meditation retreat lets you escape from yourself," 6 June 2019

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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twin bed

noun

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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