bedtime

noun
ADJECTIVE
normal, regular (esp. AmE), usual
BEDTIME + 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.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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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

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