[ bed-sit ]
/ ˈbɛdˌsɪt /
a one-room apartment that combines into the one area a bedroom, living room, and often kitchen facilities: My bedsit has a handy little kitchen, but I do have to share a bathroom with other tenants.
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Also called bed·sit·ter, bed-sit·ting room .
Origin of bedsit
First recorded in 1935–40; shortening of bed-sitting room
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British Dictionary definitions for bedsit
/ (ˈbɛdˌsɪt) /
a furnished sitting room containing sleeping accommodation and sometimes cooking and washing facilitiesAlso called: bedsitter, bedsitting room
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