A bedroom is a room in a house for the bed, so it’s mainly used for sleeping. If you live in a one-bedroom apartment, it has exactly one room for the bed. To sound old fashioned, call it your bedchamber.

If your home has three bedrooms, you can describe it as a "three-bedroom house." While you might do homework, watch TV, or even entertain friends in your bedroom, it probably has a bed in it, and the main purpose of the room is sleeping. You can also use the term "bedroom community" to mean a suburb — a town that's close enough to a city that people can commute there for work and come back to their own bedrooms at night.

Definitions of bedroom
  1. noun
    a room used primarily for sleeping
    synonyms: bedchamber, chamber, sleeping accommodation, sleeping room
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    a lady's bedroom or private sitting room
    child's room
    a bedroom for a child
    dorm room, dormitory, dormitory room
    a large sleeping room containing several beds
    a bedroom that is kept for the use of guests
    hotel room
    a bedroom (usually with bath) in a hotel
    master bedroom
    the principal bedroom in a house; usually occupied by the head of the household
    motel room
    a sleeping room in a motel
    adjoining room
    a hotel room that shares a wall with another hotel room
    connecting room
    a hotel room that shares a wall with an adjoining room and is connected by a private door
    baby's room, nursery
    a child's room for a baby
    type of:
    an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
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