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bedtime

[ bed-tahym ]SEE DEFINITION OF bedtime

Synonyms for bedtime

  • lights out
  • sack time
  • sleep time
  • sleepy time
  • slumbertime
  • time to hit the hay
  • time to hit the sack
  • time to retire
  • time to turn in
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George by bedtime did not know whether he was on his head or his heels.

Not everybody heeded the advice, though at bedtime most had resolved to do so.

When they retired at bedtime, "What may not the river give up this night?"

Oh, say it's 'most bedtime, auntie, then I won't have to get up at all!

And the widow heard his report at bedtime with something like satisfaction.

When bedtime came, I went to my own room, and was soon fast asleep.

He sang when he turned out in the morning to get breakfast, he sang when he turned in at bedtime.

Captain Jerry announced that it was bedtime, and that he was going to turn in.

When bedtime came there was some argument as to where the guest should sleep.

They talked on indifferent subjects till Karen said it was her bedtime.

WORD ORIGIN

also bed-time, early 13c., from bed (n.) + time (n.). Bed-time story attested from 1867.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BEDTIME

night

nounpart of day after sundown and before sunrise

shuteye

nounsleep
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