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boudoir  (ˈbuːdwɑː ; -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'

For her private sitting room she used the boudoir which was part of the main bedroom suite.
Melville, Anne The Hardie Inheritance
However, only Mimi's intimates were admitted to her boudoir.
Smith, Evelyn E Miss Melville Regrets
He added, `As arranged, beautiful lady, six kisses at your boudoir window.
Shah, Idries Kara Kush


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