a slipper for use within the house, often heelless and backless and with a flexible sole, of leather or any of various fabrics.
She had on a sort of bedroom slipper, and I wore the usual cowboy boots.
The Killer Stewart Edward White
Mules, like their namesakes in the animal world, are hybrid things, the offspring of a dancing pump and a bedroom slipper.
Pipefuls Christopher Morley
- Bedroom suburb
dormitory suburb. a suburb occupied mainly by the homes of commuters. noun See bedroom community
sheet1 (def 1). Contemporary Examples Modern historians have freed Alexander’s daughter from her popular but mistaken image as a poisoner and bedsheet diplomat. The Borgias’ Entertaining Excess Allen Barra May 20, 2011 Historical Examples Friar Mathieu tore away a piece of the bedsheet and dabbed Simon’s wound with it. The Saracen: The Holy War Robert […]
the side of a bed, especially as the place of one attending the sick. at or for a bedside: a bedside table. Contemporary Examples “For a better life,” one of the relatives at his bedside said with no irony at all. Easter Miracle in Brooklyn for Shooting Victim Michael Daly April 19, 2014 They were […]
- Bedside manner
the attitude, approach, and deportment of a doctor with patients: He has a reassuring bedside manner. Contemporary Examples “The sicker the patient, the less important is bedside manner,” he says. Huckabee on Romney: If You Have Cancer, Who Cares if Your Surgeon Is a Jerk? Howard Kurtz August 27, 2012 Online diagnoses are delivered hyperbolically […]