- nounADJECTIVE▪ normal, regular (esp. AmE), usualBEDTIME + NOUN▪ ritual, routine▪ reading, story▪ prayer (esp. AmE)▪ drink, snack (AmE)PREPOSITION▪ at bedtime, before sb's bedtime, past sb's bedtime▪
It's well past my normal bedtime.
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Bedtime — Bed time , n. The time to go to bed. Shak. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
bedtime — also bed time, early 13c., from BED (Cf. bed) (n.) + TIME (Cf. time) (n.). Bed time story attested from 1867 … Etymology dictionary
bedtime — [bed′tīm΄] n. one s usual time for going to bed … English World dictionary
Bedtime — A bedtime is a popular parenting tradition in the West that involves, to a greater or lesser extent, rituals made to help children feel more secure [ [http://www.practicalparent.org.uk/WINNING%20THE%20BEDTIME%20BATTLE.htm Dr. Scoresby,… … Wikipedia
bedtime — bed|time [ bed,taım ] noun uncount the time you usually go to bed: Come on, kids it s bedtime! I stayed up long past my bedtime last night. He was telling his son a bedtime story … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
bedtime — [[t]be̱dtaɪm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Your bedtime is the time when you usually go to bed. It was eight thirty, Trevor s bedtime. ...bedtime stories … English dictionary
bedtime — UK [ˈbedˌtaɪm] / US noun [uncountable] the time you usually go to bed Come on, kids – it s bedtime! I stayed up long past my bedtime. He was telling his son a bedtime story … English dictionary
bedtime — /bed tuym /, n. 1. the time at which a person usually goes to bed: It s past my bedtime. 2. the time at which a person goes to bed on a particular night: I have to get up early tomorrow so bedtime tonight will be 9 o clock. [1200 50; ME; see BED … Universalium
bedtime — bed|time [ˈbedtaım] n [U and C] the time when you usually go to bed ▪ It s way past your bedtime! ▪ a bedtime story … Dictionary of contemporary English
bedtime — noun (C, U) the time when you usually go to bed: It s way past your bedtime! | a bedtime story … Longman dictionary of contemporary English