a room where you sleep
bed‧room S1 W2 /ˈbedrʊm, -ruːm/ BrE AmE noun [countable]
1. a room for sleeping in:
a hotel with 50 bedrooms
They’ve just bought a new four-bedroomed house in Edinburgh.
2. bedroom eyes a look in your eyes that shows that you are sexually attracted to someone
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■ ADJECTIVES/NOUN + bedroom
▪ a single bedroom (=with a bed for one person) We have one single bedroom and two doubles.
▪ a double bedroom (=with a big bed for two people) I'd like to book a double bedroom for two nights, please.
▪ a twin bedroom (=with two single beds) Do you prefer a double or a twin bedroom?
▪ the main/master bedroom (=the biggest bedroom in a house) The master bedroom has a view of the sea.
▪ the spare bedroom (=for visitors) She set up a home office in the spare bedroom.
▪ a study bedroom (=for students, with a bed and a desk) In my first year at university I had a really tiny study bedroom.
■ bedroom + NOUN
▪ bedroom furniture All the bedroom furniture was old and falling apart.
▪ the bedroom door/window etc Did you shut the bedroom window?
bed·room [bedroom bedrooms] noun, adjective [ˈbedruːm] [ˈbedruːm] [ˈbedrʊm] [ˈbedrʊm]
1. a room for sleeping in
• the spare bedroom
• a hotel with 20 bedrooms
• This is the master bedroom (= the main bedroom of the house).
2. -bedroomed having the number of bedrooms mentioned
• a three-bedroomed house
• All the children had separate bedrooms.
• I told him he could sleep in the spare bedroom.
• I used to share a bedroom with my brother.
• The actress refused to appear naked in the bedroom scenes.
• The larger houses are four-bedroom houses.
• There were dirty clothes strewn around the bedroom.
• They converted the spare bedroom into an office.
• an en suite master bedroom
adjective only before noun used as a way of referring to sexual activity
• the bedroom scenes in the movie
Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 4th Edition
bedroom / ˈbed.rʊm / / -ruːm / noun [ C ]
A1 a room used for sleeping in:
Our home has three bedrooms.
the master bedroom (= the main bedroom in a house)
You can stay in the spare bedroom.
We've just bought some new bedroom furniture.
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Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A bedroom is a room used for sleeping in.
...the spare bedroom.
...a two-bedroom apartment.
1bed·room /ˈbɛdˌruːm/ noun, pl -rooms [count] : a room used for sleeping
• a house with three bedrooms = a 3-bedroom house
• a spare/guest bedroom
• a large master bedroom [=a large bedroom that is the main bedroom in a house]
- bedroomed adj Brit
- used in combination
• a three-bedroomed house