a room furnished and used for sleeping.
concerned mainly with love affairs or sex:
The movie is a typical bedroom comedy.
sexually inviting; amorous:
inhabited largely by commuters:
a bedroom community.
Just then, a calm young paramedic named Nick entered our bedroom.
My Accidental Home Birth Jim Sciutto November 29, 2010
I awoke in mid-air, as the shock wave hurled me against the bedroom’s far wall.
The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks Max Brooks January 13, 2011
Of course, whenever one plays with dangerous or potentially deadly elements in the bedroom, safety is essential.
The Dangerous Appeal of Choking Gideon June 13, 2009
“Someone kicked open the bedroom door,” Radley Balko wrote in his definitive narrative of the case.
The Wrong Case Conor Friedersdorf July 26, 2009
To the contrary, he states that he left the bedroom for only two minutes to go to the bathroom.
Inside the Trial of Dr. Conrad Murray Amy Ephron October 8, 2011
Ulyth and Lizzie Lonsdale were sitting cosily in the latter’s bedroom.
For the Sake of the School Angela Brazil
Dick, vaguely conscious of damp and dirt, went up to his bedroom.
Viviette William J. Locke
Who can describe what took place in the darkness of the bedroom?
Friars and Filipinos Jose Rizal
But the left has a sitting-room and bedroom, with a bathroom between the two.
Grace Harlowe’s Return to Overton Campus Jessie Graham Flower
There was a large canful of water in my bedroom, and I ran in at once to fetch it.
The Queen of Hearts Wilkie Collins
a room furnished with beds or used for sleeping
(modifier) containing references to sex: a bedroom comedy
also bed-room, 1610s, from bed (n.) + room. Slightly earlier in a sense “sleeping space” (1580s). Replaced earlier bedchamber (late 14c.). First record of slang bedroom eyes is from 1901.
- Bedroom slipper
a slipper for use within the house, often heelless and backless and with a flexible sole, of leather or any of various fabrics. Historical Examples 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 […]
- 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 […]