bedchamber vs bedroom what difference

what is difference between bedchamber and bedroom

English

Etymology

From Middle English bedchambre, bedchaumbre, equivalent to bed +‎ chamber.

Noun

bedchamber (plural bedchambers)

  1. (archaic) A bedroom.


English

Alternative forms

  • bed-room (archaic)

Etymology

From bed +‎ room.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɛdˌɹum/, /ˈbɛdɹʊm/

Noun

bedroom (plural bedrooms)

  1. A room in a house where a bed is kept for sleeping.
    • 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
      I am in the bedroom.

Synonyms

  • bedchamber (archaic), sleeping pad, sleeping quarters

Hypernyms

  • room

Hyponyms

  • master bedroom

Derived terms

  • bedroomlike
  • bedroomy
  • multibedroom

Related terms

  • bedroom community
  • bedroom eyes
  • bedroom tax
  • in the bedroom

Translations

Anagrams

  • boredom, broomed

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