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1A person who shares a bed with another.
- ‘For them, strange or strained bedfellows are more fun than no bedfellows at all, since the excitement is all in the conquest.’
- ‘They will keep out the growling, rasping or fluty snoring sounds from the ears of bedfellows and allow them to sleep peacefully.’
- ‘It appears they were bedfellows both figuratively and literally.’
- ‘The way men perceive the educational status of their female bedfellows has changed.’
- 1.1 A person or thing allied or closely connected with another.‘big business and politics were inseparable bedfellows’
- ‘But there are important ways in which liberty and equality are natural bedfellows.’
- ‘Good storytelling and allegory make uncomfortable bedfellows.’
- ‘Politics and network television programming make strange bedfellows.’
- ‘But at the last minute, I went with my own thoughts and voted no, in spite of joining such strange bedfellows by so doing.’
- ‘In this context, politics created strange bedfellows.’
- ‘Let me live in my dream world where strange bedfellows become welcome friends.’
- ‘Plus, world politics makes for strange bedfellows.’
- ‘Music and cartoons might seem like strange bedfellows to most.’
- ‘Campaigns like this can attract some strange bedfellows.’
- ‘Heritage and recent history are strange bedfellows in today's political establishment.’
- ‘Do tourism and religion make strange bedfellows?’
- ‘Art and war may seem strange bedfellows, but often the needs of the one are answered by the other.’
- ‘Music and performance art can be awkward bedfellows.’
- ‘Politics sometimes really does make for strange bedfellows.’
- ‘Industry and the environment are often seen as strange bedfellows.’
- ‘Chaos and desperation became familiar bedfellows.’
- ‘History takes strange turns and politics makes strange bedfellows.’
- ‘History and Hollywood have always been uneasy bedfellows.’
- ‘Lenders will soon have a bedfellow to share their disturbing secrets.’
- ‘In general, violence and romance are uneasy bedfellows.’
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