Musical beds


the practice of having casual sex with multiple partners in short succession

The movie featured people playing musical beds, which made us uncomfortable.
Word Origin

modeled on musical chairs
Usage Note


noun phrase

Sexual promiscuity; sleeping around: The soaps were conspicuous for their preoccupation with musical beds

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    noun, Chiefly British. 1. . noun 1. a box or case containing an apparatus for producing music mechanically, as by means of a comblike steel plate with tuned teeth sounded by small pegs or pins in the surface of a revolving cylinder or disk. noun 1. a mechanical instrument that plays tunes by means of […]

  • Musical-chairs

    noun 1. Also called going to Jerusalem. a game in which players march to music around two rows of chairs placed back to back, there being one chair less than the number of players, the object being to find a seat when the music stops abruptly. The player failing to do so is removed from […]

  • Musical-comedy

    noun 1. (def 5). noun 1. a play or film, usually having a light romantic story, that consists of dialogue interspersed with singing and dancing 2. such plays and films collectively A play or film that highlights song and dance. Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady, A Chorus Line, and The Producers are well-known musical comedies.

  • Musicale

    [myoo-zi-kal] /ˌmyu zɪˈkæl/ noun 1. a music program forming the main part of a social occasion. /ˌmjuːzɪˈkɑːl/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) a party or social evening with a musical programme n. “musical party,” 1872, from French musicale, short for soirée musicale “musical evening (party);” see musical (adj.).

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