Definition of bedroom in English:



  • 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’
    • ‘The three main bedrooms are upstairs, with a family bathroom, shower room and a study.’
    • ‘There were three bedrooms and a kitchen, with a rectangular living room in the middle.’
    • ‘The house had six bedrooms, a big living room and a cramped kitchen with a pantry out the back.’
    • ‘It is currently run as a hotel and has three public rooms and eight bedrooms.’
    • ‘Two upstairs bedrooms, the living room and kitchen were left open to the elements overnight.’
    • ‘On the second floor are five bedrooms and two reception rooms, with a flat occupying the third floor.’
    • ‘The houses vary in size, with a choice of one to four bedrooms, sleeping up to eight.’
    • ‘The new cabin is superb with two double bedrooms each with ensuite bathrooms.’
    • ‘There were two living rooms and a kitchen downstairs, three bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs.’
    • ‘There are two bedrooms, a bathroom, two reception rooms and a private patio garden to the front.’
    • ‘A third staircase leads from the second floor to two more bedrooms in the attic.’
    • ‘They wouldn't need more than two bedrooms but the kitchen and a garden are important.’
    • ‘Although basic, their wood hut had a kitchen, dining room, two bedrooms and shower.’
    • ‘There was no place to sit in the sitting room, to dine in the dining rooms, or to sleep in the bedrooms.’
    • ‘The plans for the renovated house show three bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen and a bathroom.’
    • ‘It was a small cozy home with three bedrooms, a small kitchen, and a decent living room.’
    • ‘As well as four bedrooms, the house has a drawing room, dining room, kitchen and a study.’
    • ‘There are four bedrooms, two dressing rooms and two bathrooms on the first floor.’
    • ‘The farmhouse has four bedrooms upstairs and four rooms on the ground floor.’
    • ‘The home has four bedrooms and one very large sitting room with a separate family room.’
    boudoir, bedchamber, chamber, dressing room, room
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    1. 1.1as modifier Relating to sexual relations.
      ‘she revealed the couple's bedroom secrets’
      • ‘The actress is set to star in a TV drama which culminates in a steamy bedroom scene.’
      • ‘History and literature record events and circumstances where love, sex, passion and bedroom affairs, have caused major changes in human destiny, both in east and west.’
      • ‘So they concentrate on just leaking information about his bedroom affairs.’
      • ‘People would simply gossip in the pub or broadcast their bedroom secrets on the Internet.’
      • ‘The message was clear: the public have no right to know about the royals' bedroom secrets.’
      sexually attractive, seductive, desirable, alluring, inviting, sensual, sultry, slinky, provocative, tempting, tantalizing
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  • 2North American as modifier Denoting a small town or suburb whose residents commute to a nearby city.

    ‘a bedroom community’
    • ‘“It’s becoming a bedroom community for people who work on Wall Street,” the Wife says of our beloved Manhattan.’
    • ‘Great bedroom community close to Seattle.’
    • ‘After all, a bedroom community has to wake up and go to work.’
    residential, commuter, dormitory
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