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boudoir definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a lady's bedroom or private sitting room

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, from bouder to pout Date: 1781 a woman's dressing room, bedroom, or private sitting room

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a woman's small private room or bedroom. Etymology: F, lit. sulking-place f. bouder sulk

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Boudoir Bou*doir", n. [F., fr. bouder to pout, be sulky.] A small room, esp. if pleasant, or elegantly furnished, to which a lady may retire to be alone, or to receive intimate friends; a lady's (or sometimes a gentleman's) private room. --Cowper.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(boudoirs) A boudoir is a woman's bedroom or private sitting room. (OLD-FASHIONED) N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. [Fr.] Cabinet, private room, retired apartment.




 


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