- a woman's bedroom or private sitting room.
Origin of boudoir
Examples from the Web for boudoir
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Misty White Sidell
February 13, 2013
"You shall have your own boudoir upstairs," said Sidney valiantly.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
It occurred to her that this might possibly be the key of the boudoir.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
But I must keep all the stories for the evening; come to my boudoir, and I will read them to you.Vivian Grey
Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
The doors were all open, and Father John walked into Feemy's boudoir.The Macdermots of Ballycloran</p>
"I am to show you into this room, Excellency," said Felice, leading the way to the boudoir.The Eternal City
- a woman's bedroom or private sitting room
Word Origin and History for boudoir
1777, "room where a lady may retire to be alone," from French boudoir (18c.), literally "pouting room," from bouder "to pout, sulk," which, like pout, probably ultimately is imitative of puffing.