Definition of air mattress in English:

air mattress

noun

  • North American term for airbed
    • ‘The queen or king-size bed has an adjustable air mattress.’
    • ‘Mom slept in my room, after we put the air mattress in it.’
    • ‘These rails provide the exterior support of the air mattress, giving it its shape and providing the user with the ability to sit on the edge of the bed to put shoes on, etc.’
    • ‘They had set up an air mattress for Tina and me though.’
    • ‘It wasn't long before Devon and I were curled up in our sleeping bags and dad and mom on their air mattress.’
    • ‘One air mattress and a few pillows later, they secured the first place in line.’
    • ‘Rodriguez herself is sleeping on an air mattress at her daughter's apartment, borrowing clothes and missing her husband.’
    • ‘As the dew falls, for the first time I realise it's actually getting quite cold, so I bid the gang goodnight/morning and slink off home to my steadily-deflating air mattress.’
    • ‘The problems began when an air mattress on Mrs Hawkins' bed broke in January.’
    • ‘Chase sprung out of his air mattress and ran to his brother's room.’
    • ‘Select flat sheets in the closet size to the air mattress to guarantee a snug fit.’
    • ‘I find a foam mattress cheaper, better and more reliable than an air mattress.’
    • ‘Zach, you can take the couch in the living room if you want, or we can set up the air mattress between the beds in here.’
    • ‘It only had one bed in it, so Elisabeth bustled off to the closet to hunt up an old air mattress.’
    • ‘My apartment has been pretty small, and continues to be that way, since there's extra clothes and an air mattress floating around now.’
    • ‘She's got everything on the bike, extra fuel tank, tent, ground sheet, air mattress and pump, sleeping bag, picnic blanket, gas cooker, even snorkelling gear.’
    • ‘Which means there will be absolutely no place to stand when, as seems certain to happen, the air mattress is punctured and slowly collapses beneath me.’
    • ‘He was looking up at me with his glassy blue eyes, lying on a bed sheet wrapped around an air mattress.’
    • ‘Grant gave Devon the sofa and Dori the air mattress, and within minutes, both were sound asleep.’
    • ‘It had been their third morning in the apartment, now luxuriously furnished with a small card table, two folding chairs and an air mattress, which they had purchased at an Army surplus store.’

Pronunciation

air mattress