double bed



a bed large enough for two adults, especially a bed measuring 54 inches (137 cm) wide; full-size bed.

Origin of double bed

First recorded in 1790–1800 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for double bed

  • According to the report, the chamber included a double-bed and was surrounded by four walls to give the couple absolute privacy.

  • The latest thing in women's hats is that huge-brimmed affair with the veil as voluminous as a double-bed mosquito netting.

    Lady Baltimore|Owen Wister
  • No double-bed, no common bed-room, room, no common dressing-room; nothing unseemly degraded the sanctity of our union.

    The Confession of a Fool|August Strindberg
  • She told me that she only had a double-bed and a half-bed, so she was limited to eight.