boudoir

[ boo-dwahr, -dwawr ]
/ ˈbu dwɑr, -dwɔr /

noun

a woman's bedroom or private sitting room.

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Origin of boudoir

1775–85; <French: literally, a sulking place (boud(er) to sulk + -oir-ory2)
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boudoir
/ (ˈbuːdwɑː, -dwɔː) /

noun

a woman's bedroom or private sitting room

Word Origin for boudoir

C18: from French, literally: room for sulking in, from bouder to sulk
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