a suburban area or town where many commuters live, often quite a distance from the place of employment; also called bedroom suburb , [UK dormitory town]
Can a bedroom community turn into a real self-sustaining town?
The mammoth store had hosted book clubs and regular readings that punctuated the days in that bedroom community.
Ode to the Bookstore John Avlon October 12, 2011
- Bedroom eyes
noun seductive-looking eyes or glances which are considered seductive Word Origin from bedroom’s relation to seduction Contemporary Examples “Oh, I can see that,” he told me evenly with bedroom eyes, pressing his palm against mine. Anthony Bourdain and Top Chef Have It Wrong: the Boys’ Club Is No Fun Tracie McMillan March 1, 2012 noun […]
Bedfordshire. a piece of furniture upon which or within which a person sleeps, rests, or stays when not well. the mattress and bedclothes together with the bedstead of a bed. the bedstead alone. the act of or time for sleeping: Now for a cup of cocoa and then bed. the use of a bed for […]
bed-sitter. noun a furnished sitting room containing sleeping accommodation and sometimes cooking and washing facilities Also called bedsitter, bedsitting room
an insane person; lunatic. Historical Examples Why Bayard in the nineteenth century’s a bedlamite, Irish or no. The Celt and Saxon, Complete George Meredith The bedlamite replied, “The world said I was mad; I said the world was mad, and they outwitted me.” The Jest Book Mark Lemon Any way, it came to be used […]