person who lies with another in the same sleep somebody who shares people couch
- a short-term connect
- people with that you share a bed
- one that lies with another in the same bed; an individual who stocks a person's sofa.
"good friend, roomie," mid-15c., from bed (n.) + other (n.). Additionally (belated 15c) "concubine." Early in the day in "close friend" good sense had been bed-fere (early 14c.). Bedsister "husband's concubine" is recorded in center English (c.1300).
(letter.) One who lies with another in the same bed; a person who shares a person's chair.