Definition of bedcover in English:

bedcover

noun

British
  • 1A bedspread.

    • ‘Sitting upright, his knuckles paled as he clenched the bedcover firmly.’
    • ‘She grabbed the bedcover from the bed and, as softly and as quietly as possible, she placed it over the still sleeping girl.’
    • ‘When you are putting a decorating scheme together always think of the bedding - sheets, pillow cases, duvet covers and bedcovers - as an integral part of the scheme and not as an accessory or afterthought.’
    • ‘Arona sighed heavily, and turned her face to the bedcover.’
    • ‘She laughed lightly and pulled the bedcover up over me.’
    • ‘Occasionally, a stenciled bedcover was pieced with traditional quilt blocks but was not quilted.’
    • ‘I ran up the winding stairs, grabbed a washcloth from the bathroom, dropped my jeans, jumped onto my bed, and humped the soft fabric of the bedcover.’
    • ‘I had a light lunch, caught the mid-day news and weather - splendid, more rain and wind - and popped off for a nap under the bedcover.’
    • ‘He pulled out the red roses and threw their red, silky petals on the bedcover.’
    • ‘He was surprised upon learning that he merely had to untuck the bedcovers to get under the blanket.’
    • ‘He would be able to replace bedcovers and pillows if necessary.’
    • ‘And she slid the book off Jack's lap and onto the bedcover.’
    • ‘These colors would also have been appropriate for stenciling on the smooth cotton used for bedcovers, quilts, window shades or curtains, and table covers.’
    • ‘The bedcover over his head was jerked downward and he winced in the bright light that shone through his bedroom's French doors.’
    • ‘His mom stood slowly, placing the picture on his bedcover as she did.’
    • ‘Ellie had hung a few pictures on the walls, brought a bright new bedcover and the room looked more lived in than it did before.’
    • ‘Pick out a different shade with a bedcover and cushions.’
    • ‘I set his guitar case down on the blue bedcover and walk around Danny's room, looking around like I always do.’
    • ‘The basic purpose for making a quilt was to provide a warm bedcover.’
    • ‘Hastily, I flung the bedcover to one side, ready to jump out of this weird, bizarre place.’
    cover, covering, rug, afghan, quilt, eiderdown, duvet
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  • 2bedcoversBedclothes.

    • ‘She lifted up the bedcovers and slipped between the sheets.’
    • ‘He looked at Joe in astonishment, then threw back the bedcovers and swung his legs over the edge of the bed.’
    • ‘Lying upon the bedcovers was a pale, thin young lady.’
    • ‘When I returned the builders were in the process of packing up for lunch so I waved them off and slid under the bedcover with the intent of catching forty winks while they were gone.’
    • ‘I drew the bedcovers up and then pulled them over us.’
    • ‘She pulled the bedcovers over her head.’
    • ‘She threw back her bedcovers and tiptoed over to her desk, making sure she avoided the creaky floorboard under the ragged rug.’
    • ‘She brought her knees up to her chest and covered herself more securely beneath the bedcover.’
    • ‘He yawned, placed the completed letter, the pen and the book he had been leaning on on the bedside table, threw the apple core into the bin, snuggled under the bedcovers and went to sleep.’
    • ‘He lifted the bedcovers from the floor and spread them back over the sprawled shape on the bed.’
    • ‘Her drapes were rich purple, matching her bedcovers, which spread across the huge mahogany four-poster bed.’
    • ‘Her bedcovers were pulled up tightly around her knees, her pillows propping up her head, and her reading lamp on.’
    • ‘‘Some of us are trying to sleep,’ I mumbled into my pillow, grasping my bedcovers and pulling them over my head just before light filled the room.’
    • ‘Setting the tray down, she pulled the bedcovers up under his chin, tucking him in.’

Pronunciation

bedcover

/ˈbɛdkʌvə/