bedtime

  • 1 Bedtime — Bed time , n. The time to go to bed. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 bedtime — also bed time, early 13c., from BED (Cf. bed) (n.) + TIME (Cf. time) (n.). Bed time story attested from 1867 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 bedtime — [bed′tīm΄] n. one s usual time for going to bed …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Bedtime — A bedtime is a popular parenting tradition in the West that involves, to a greater or lesser extent, rituals made to help children feel more secure [ [http://www.practicalparent.org.uk/WINNING%20THE%20BEDTIME%20BATTLE.htm Dr. Scoresby,… …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 bedtime — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ normal, regular (esp. AmE), usual BEDTIME + NOUN ▪ ritual, routine ▪ reading, story …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 6 bedtime — bed|time [ bed,taım ] noun uncount the time you usually go to bed: Come on, kids it s bedtime! I stayed up long past my bedtime last night. He was telling his son a bedtime story …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 bedtime — [[t]be̱dtaɪm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Your bedtime is the time when you usually go to bed. It was eight thirty, Trevor s bedtime. ...bedtime stories …

    English dictionary

  • 8 bedtime — UK [ˈbedˌtaɪm] / US noun [uncountable] the time you usually go to bed Come on, kids – it s bedtime! I stayed up long past my bedtime. He was telling his son a bedtime story …

    English dictionary

  • 9 bedtime — /bed tuym /, n. 1. the time at which a person usually goes to bed: It s past my bedtime. 2. the time at which a person goes to bed on a particular night: I have to get up early tomorrow so bedtime tonight will be 9 o clock. [1200 50; ME; see BED …

    Universalium

  • 10 bedtime — bed|time [ˈbedtaım] n [U and C] the time when you usually go to bed ▪ It s way past your bedtime! ▪ a bedtime story …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 bedtime — noun (C, U) the time when you usually go to bed: It s way past your bedtime! | a bedtime story …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 bedtime — [ˈbedˌtaɪm] noun [U] the time when you usually go to bed Come on, kids – it s bedtime![/ex] a bedtime story[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 13 bedtime — n. 1 the usual time for going to bed. 2 (attrib.) of or relating to bedtime (bedtime drink) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 bedtime — noun /ˈbɛdtaɪm/ The time or hour at which one typically retires to bed in order to sleep. Id love to stay and chat longer, but its past my bedtime and I need some rest …

    Wiktionary

  • 15 bedtime — noun Date: 13th century a time for going to bed …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 bedtime — Synonyms and related words: beauty sleep, beddy bye, blanket drill, bye bye, curfew, doze, dreamland, drowse, eleventh hour, fitful sleep, hibernation, land of Nod, light sleep, repose, shut eye, silken repose, sleep, sleepland, sleepwalking,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 bedtime — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. slumbertime, time to retire, lights out, sleepy time*, time to hit the hay*, sack time*; see also night 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 bedtime — n. time when one goes to sleep …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 bedtime — noun the usual time when someone goes to bed …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 bedtime — bed•time [[t]ˈbɛdˌtaɪm[/t]] n. the time a person goes to bed • Etymology: 1200–50 …

    From formal English to slang


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