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bedroom

[bed-room, -roo m] /ˈbɛdˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room furnished and used for sleeping.
adjective
2.
concerned mainly with love affairs or sex:
The movie is a typical bedroom comedy.
3.
sexually inviting; amorous:
bedroom eyes.
4.
inhabited largely by commuters:
a bedroom community.
Origin of bedroom
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90; bed + room
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  • Dick, vaguely conscious of damp and dirt, went up to his bedroom.

    Viviette William J. Locke
  • But the left has a sitting-room and bedroom, with a bathroom between the two.

  • "Oh, I'm wise—I'm wise," Aggie nodded, as she hurried out toward her bedroom.

    Within the Law Marvin Dana
  • Mary dismissed Garson presently, and betook herself to her bedroom for a nap.

    Within the Law Marvin Dana
  • His quick mind had grasped the fact that it was the girl's bedroom he had taken.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
British Dictionary definitions for bedroom

bedroom

/ˈbɛdˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room furnished with beds or used for sleeping
2.
(modifier) containing references to sex: a bedroom comedy
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Word Origin and History for bedroom
n.

also bed-room, 1610s, from bed (n.) + room. Slightly earlier in a sense "sleeping space" (1580s). Replaced earlier bedchamber (late 14c.). First record of slang bedroom eyes is from 1901.

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