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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A woman's bedroom or dressing room.

Usage examples (37)
  • In my boudoir, which I've decorated in silks and rich colors, I enjoy dressing leisurely and relaxing on my divan.
  • Mrs. Spleist has a "boudoir" -- and it is a boudoir!
  • She keeps it in a drawer in her boudoir, which is usually locked.
  • Italian manners, has called a boudoir with a window opening on to a pit. for more
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  • Boudoir is a French word whose original meaning was "pouting room." In earlier times, if a young lady was sulky, she was sent to her boudoir where she could pout in private.
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