The Grammar GuideSpellingWhich is correct: "bedroom" or "bed room"?

Which is correct: "bedroom" or "bed room"?

Which is correct: "bedroom" or "bed room"?

Bedroom is the correct form because it is a composite noun. Bed room is incorrect.

Bedroom is normally a noun, but can occasionally be used as an adjective, e.g. bedroom comedy.

The plural of "bedroom" is "bedrooms".

Examples:

  • I’ll get the radio from the bedroom.
  • This house has four bedrooms.
  • Alan Ayckbourn is best known for his bedroom comedies.
Dictionary Definition of bedroom

Examples of bedroom in a sentence

Ruth heard him on the phone in the third bedroom, which they used as a den.
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Allison wandered out of Ruth’s bedroom and into Bethany’s.
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Once they were gone, she cleaned the bedroom and bathroom until the porcelain and chrome shone;
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She stowed the towels in the hall linen closet and then headed for the back bedroom.
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