What does boudoir mean?

boudoir meaning in General Dictionary

a little area esp if pleasant or elegantly furnished to which a female may retire to be alone or even receive personal friends a ladys bedroom a ladys or occasionally a gentlemans exclusive area

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  • a girl's bedroom or private sitting room
  • A small room, esp. if pleasant, or elegantly furnished, to which a girl may retire to-be alone, or even obtain intimate pals; a woman's (or sometimes a gentleman's) personal room.

boudoir meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1777, "room in which a girl may retire to be alone," from French boudoir (18c.), virtually "pouting area," from bouder "to pout, sulk," which, like pout, most likely eventually is imitative of puffing.


boudoir - German to English

boudoir [esp. hist. or hum.]


boudoir - French to English

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boudoir meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A tiny room, esp. if pleasant, or elegantly furnished, to which a lady may retire becoming alone, or even to receive personal buddies; a girl's (or often a gentleman's) personal area.


Sentence Examples with the word boudoir

Quiros's La Dezana, Wallis's Osnaburg Island, Bougainville's Boudoir and Pic de la Boudeuse and Spanish Cristoval), the most eastern and southern of the archipelago.

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