Definition of bedroom in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɛdruːm/


1A room for sleeping in: all parents dream of children who tidy their bedrooms without being asked a hotel with nearly 200 bedrooms [in combination]: a two-bedroom flat
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  • The plans for the renovated house show three bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen and a bathroom.
  • Two upstairs bedrooms, the living room and kitchen were left open to the elements overnight.
  • Although basic, their wood hut had a kitchen, dining room, two bedrooms and shower.
1.1 [as modifier] Relating to sexual relations: she revealed the couple’s bedroom secrets
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  • The message was clear: the public have no right to know about the royals' bedroom secrets.
  • People would simply gossip in the pub or broadcast their bedroom secrets on the Internet.
  • So they concentrate on just leaking information about his bedroom affairs.
2 [as modifier] North American Denoting a small town or suburb whose residents commute to a nearby city: a bedroom community
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  • “It’s becoming a bedroom community for people who work on Wall Street,” the Wife says of our beloved Manhattan.
  • After all, a bedroom community has to wake up and go to work.
  • Great bedroom community close to Seattle.



[in combination]: a three-bedroomed house

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