[ bed-room, -room ]
/ ˈbɛdˌrum, -ˌrʊm /


a room furnished and used for sleeping.


concerned mainly with love affairs or sex: The movie is a typical bedroom comedy.
sexually inviting; amorous: bedroom eyes.
inhabited largely by commuters: a bedroom community.

Origin of bedroom

First recorded in 1580–90; bed + room Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for bedroom

/ (ˈbɛdˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /


a room furnished with beds or used for sleeping
(modifier) containing references to sexa bedroom comedy
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