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bed-sitter

[bed-sit-er] /ˈbɛdˌsɪt ər/
noun
1.
a combination bedroom and sitting room.
Also called bed-sitting room
[bed-sit-ing] /ˈbɛdˈsɪt ɪŋ/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of bed-sitter
1925-1930
1925-30; bed-sitt(ing room) + -er7
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  • It was what is known as a "bed-sitter" on the ground-floor at the end of the main passage.

    The Hypocrite Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

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