bunk bed

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noun

a piece of furniture consisting of two single platformlike beds connected one above the other.
either of these two beds.

Nearby words

  1. bunin,
  2. bunion,
  3. bunionectomy,
  4. bunionette,
  5. bunk,
  6. bunker,
  7. bunker buster,
  8. bunker hill,
  9. bunker hill, battle of,
  10. bunker oil

Origin of bunk bed

First recorded in 1950–55

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Examples from the Web for bunk bed

  • He layed down on that bunk-bed, close to the ox stalls, where he always slept.

    My Antonia|Willa Cather


British Dictionary definitions for bunk bed

bunk bed

noun

one of a pair of beds constructed one above the other
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