[ bed-sit-er ]
/ ˈbɛdˌsɪt ər /
a combination bedroom and sitting room.
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Origin of bed-sitter
1925–30; bed-sitt(ing room) + -er7
Also called bed-sitting room [bed-sit-ing] /ˈbɛdˈsɪt ɪŋ/.
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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