[ bed-sit-er ]
/ ˈbɛdˌsɪt ər /


a combination bedroom and sitting room.

Origin of bed-sitter

1925–30; bed-sitt(ing room) + -er7
Also called bed-sitting room [bed-sit-ing] /ˈbɛdˈsɪt ɪŋ/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for bed-sitter

  • 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