bed-sitter
noun Etymology: bed-sitting room + -er (as in fresher freshman, rugger rugby) Date: 1927 British a one-room apartment serving as both bedroom and sitting room — called also bedsit, bed-sitting-room

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bed-sitter — /bed sit euhr/, n. a combination bedroom and sitting room. Also called bed sitting room /bed sit ing/. [1925 30; bed sitt(ing room) + ER7] * * * …   Universalium

  • bed-sitter — bed′ sit ter n. brit. a combination bedroom and sitting room. Also called bed′ sit , bed′ sit′ting room . • Etymology: 1925–30; bed sitt(ing room)+ er …   From formal English to slang

  • bed-sitter — see bedsitter …   English dictionary

  • BED-SITTER — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bed-Sitter Images — Infobox Album Name = Bed Sitter Images Type = studio Artist = Al Stewart Released = 1967 Recorded = Genre = Folk Length = 41:28 (1967 release) Label = CBS Producer = Roy Guest Reviews = Last album = This album = Bed Sitter Images Next album =… …   Wikipedia

  • bed-sitting room — [bed′sit′iŋ] Brit. a combined bedroom and sitting room serving as a one room apartment: also bed sit or bed sitter n. * * * …   Universalium

  • bed-sitting room — [bed′sit′iŋ] Brit. a combined bedroom and sitting room serving as a one room apartment: also bed sit or bed sitter n …   English World dictionary

  • bed-sit — /bed sit /, n. Brit. Slang. bed sitter. * * * …   Universalium

  • bed-sit|ting room — «BEHD SIHT ihng», British. a bed sitter …   Useful english dictionary

  • bed-sitting-room — noun see bed sitter …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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