(also bedsitter) n
(in Britain) a flat consisting of one room, used for living and sleeping in. Bedsits are usually rooms in large old houses that have been divided into flats, and are mainly rented by people who live alone, such as students. An area of a town where many houses have been made into bedsits is sometimes called bedsit-land or bedsitter-land:

He learned to cook in his first bedsit.

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  • bedsit — ed sit n. a furnished sitting room with sleeping accommodations (and some plumbing). Syn: bedsitting room, bedsitter. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • bedsit — [[t]be̱dsɪt[/t]] bedsits N COUNT A bedsit is a room you rent which you use for both living in and sleeping in. [BRIT] He was living alone in a dingy bedsit in London. Syn: bedsitter …   English dictionary

  • bedsit-land — ➡ bedsit * * * …   Universalium

  • bedsit — /bɛdˈsɪt/ (say bed sit), /ˈbɛdsɪt/ (say bedsit) noun → bedsitter …  

  • bedsit — noun see bed sitter …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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