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bedtime Syllabification: bed·time
Pronunciation: /ˈbedˌtīm/

Definition of bedtime in English:


[in singular]
The usual time when someone goes to bed: it was well past her bedtime [as modifier]: a bedtime story
More example sentences
  • The toothpaste business does not recur, but the bedtime antics carry on as normal night after night.
  • Keep a regular bedtime hour, and make sure your bedroom is conducive to sleep.
  • Before bedtime I am phoned by Jeff, an Australian I sometimes meet after Sunday church.
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