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bed·time

 (bĕd′tīm′)
n.
The time at which one goes to bed.

bedtime

(ˈbɛdˌtaɪm)
n
a. the time when one usually goes to bed
b. (as modifier): a bedtime story.

bed•time

(ˈbɛdˌtaɪm)

n.
the time a person goes to bed.
[1200–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bedtime - the time you go to bedbedtime - the time you go to bed    
lights-out - a prescribed bedtime
time of day, hour - clock time; "the hour is getting late"
Translations
وَقْت أو ميعاد النَّوْموَقْتُ النَوْم
čas jít spát
sengetidsovetidgodnat
nukkumaanmenoaika
vrijeme za spavanje
lefekvés ideje
háttatími
就寝時刻
취침 시간
čas na spanie
läggdags
เวลานอน
giờ đi ngủ

bedtime

[ˈbedtaɪm]
A. Nhora f de acostarse
it's past your bedtimeya deberías estar acostado
ten o'clock is my usual bedtimenormalmente me voy a la cama a las diez
¡bedtime!¡a la cama!
B. CPD bedtime story Ncuento m (para dormir a un niño)

bedtime

[ˈbɛdtaɪm] n
Ten o'clock is my usual bedtime → Je me couche généralement à dix heures.
it's bedtime → c'est l'heure de se coucher
bedtime! → au lit!
at bedtime → à l'heure du coucher
it's past my bedtime → je devrais déjà être au lit
"They eat at ten o'clock." - "What! that's past my bedtime." → "Ils mangent à dix heures." - "Comment? Je suis déjà couché à cette heure-là." bedtime storybedtime story nhistoire f (racontée à l'heure du coucher)
Can you read me a bedtime story? → Tu peux me lire une histoire?

bedtime

[ˈbɛdˌtaɪm]
1. n it's bedtimeè ora di andare a letto
it's past your bedtime → a quest'ora dovresti già essere a letto
John's bedtime is 8.00 pm → John va a letto alle 8
2. adj will you tell me a bedtime story?mi racconti una storia prima di dormire?

bed

(bed) noun
1. a piece of furniture, or a place, to sleep on. The child sleeps in a small bed; a bed of straw.
2. the channel (of a river) or floor (of a sea) etc.
3. a plot in a garden. a bed of flowers.
4. layer. a bed of chalk below the surface.
-bedded suffix
having (a certain number or type of) bed(s). a double-bedded room.
ˈbedding noun
mattress, bedclothes etc.
ˈbedbug noun
a small blood-sucking insect that lives in houses, especially beds.
ˈbedclothes (-kləuðz) , ((American) -kləuz) noun plural
sheets, blankets etc.
ˈbedcover noun
a top cover for a bed.
ˈbedridden adjective
in bed for a long period because of age or sickness. She has been bedridden since the car accident.
ˈbedroom noun
a room for sleeping in.
ˈbedside noun
the place or position next to a person's bed. He was at her bedside when she died; (also adjective) a bedside table.
ˈbedspread noun
a top cover for a bed. Please remove the bedspread before you get into bed.
ˈbedtime noun
the time at which one normally goes to bed. Seven o'clock is the children's bedtime; (also adjective) a bedtime story.
bed and breakfast
lodging for the night, and breakfast only (not lunch or dinner).
bed of roses
an easy or comfortable place, job etc. Life is not a bed of roses.
go to bed
1. to get into bed. I'm sleepy – I think I'll go to bed now; What time do you usually go to bed?
2. (often with with) to have sexual intercourse with; to have a love affair with.

bedtime

وَقْتُ النَوْم čas jít spát sengetid Schlafenszeit ώρα ύπνου hora de acostarse nukkumaanmenoaika heure de dormir vrijeme za spavanje ora di andare a letto 就寝時刻 취침 시간 bedtijd sengetid pora snu hora de dormir время ложиться спать läggdags เวลานอน yatma zamanı giờ đi ngủ 就寝时间

bedtime

n. hora de acostarse.

bedtime

n hora de acostarse
References in classic literature ?
Many of the children had been permitted to sit up beyond their usual bedtime.
And when it was bedtime the old man rose up and held out his hand, and says:
As it was now later than little Alice's usual bedtime, Grandfather broke off his narrative, promising to talk more about Master Cheever and his scholars some other evening.
The more I know dogs the more amazin' marvellous they are to me," Dag Daughtry, after he had compassed his fourth bottle, confided in monologue to the Shortlands planter that night just before bedtime.
He stayed with them one hour, two, three, talking of all sorts of subjects but the one thing that filled his heart, and did not observe that he was boring them dreadfully, and that it was long past their bedtime.
On this one point there was entire community of feeling in the four widely differing beings who sat round the dying fire of sticks, which made a cheap warmth for them on the verge of bedtime.
In the first weeks the days were long; they often, at their finest, gave me what I used to call my own hour, the hour when, for my pupils, teatime and bedtime having come and gone, I had, before my final retirement, a small interval alone.
That a man who might have spent his evening quietly at home after a day of business in London, should set off again, and walk half a mile to another man's house, for the sake of being in mixed company till bedtime, of finishing his day in the efforts of civility and the noise of numbers, was a circumstance to strike him deeply.
Had he been capable of being astonished at anything, it would have been not to see his servant return at bedtime.
I didn't think you were; but it's getting near my bedtime, and I was just thinking I'd like to stretch my legs.
But now we have talked enough, so let us play a game until bedtime.
Nevertheless, there were times when both he and Dede were not above confessing tiredness at bedtime after seventy or eighty miles in the saddle.