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boudoir (ˈbuːdwɑː Pronunciation for boudoir ; -dwɔː) 



  1. a woman's bedroom or private sitting room

Word Origin

C18: from French, literally: room for sulking in, from bouder to sulk

Example Sentences Including 'boudoir'

A sexy boudoir is the ultimate expression of passion and power.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
All is not well in the bedroom department of newlyweds Britney and thingummyjig, as the pair come to blows over a tricky boudoir topic.
Megastar (2004)
For her private sitting room she used the boudoir which was part of the main bedroom suite.
Melville, Anne The Hardie Inheritance
He added, `As arranged, beautiful lady, six kisses at your boudoir window.
Shah, Idries Kara Kush
However, only Mimi's intimates were admitted to her boudoir.
Smith, Evelyn E Miss Melville Regrets
I paint the profitable pictures, Charlie was taking care of the boudoir portraits.
Bernard Cornwell GALLOWS THIEF (2002)
It is an aggressive colour for anyone who wants to bring passion, increase sexual activity, heat and intensity to their boudoir.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
These have a boudoir perfume capable of lacing even the most frigid air.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
We're not, however, suggesting you float around in the twilight hours dressed like Shanghai Lil in boudoir mood.
Independent (1998)


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