Definitions for boudoirˈbu dwɑr, -dwɔr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bou•doirˈbu dwɑr, -dwɔr(n.)

  1. a woman's bedroom or private sitting room.

Origin of boudoir:

1775–85; < F: lit., a sulking place

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boudoir(noun)

    a lady's bedroom or private sitting room


  1. boudoir(Noun)

    A woman's private sitting room, dressing room, or bedroom.

  2. Origin: From boudoir, from bouder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boudoir(noun)

    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


  1. Boudoir

    A boudoir is a lady's private bedroom, sitting room or dressing room. The term derives from the French verb bouder, meaning "to be sulky" or boudeur, meaning "sulky".

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