Definition of 'bedtime'
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The pair filmed themselves jumping on beds and reading bedtime stories. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His runaway success was originally a bedtime story that he told his two daughters. The Sun (2016)But reading bedtime stories with her daughter each night finally inspired her to follow her dream to become a writer. The Sun (2016)That will mean they are more likely to nod off as you're reading them a bedtime story, and then you can tiptoe away. The Sun (2017)A calming bedtime routine is essential after a teatime meal, which doesn't leave them too full up to sleep. The Sun (2016)We just bicker instead of realising that it is way past my bedtime. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Lights out at nine but he gets a good bedtime story. The Sun (2010)When his daughter asked him to read her a bedtime story he went downstairs and cried. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Soon the pill at bedtime became a regular practice. Christianity Today (2000)You should also design a bedtime routine which signals that it is time to wind down. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Rocky has a cupboard in his bedroom filled with books for bedtime reading. The Sun (2011)She let him stay out way past his usual bedtime. The Sun (2014)And a bedtime story helps him get to sleep. The Sun (2010)It shows a mother hen reading a bedtime story to an egg tucked up in bed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The most important thing is to make sure you have a bedtime routine. The Sun (2006)His style is one to which we can all aspire when reading a bedtime story. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The bedtime routine has become a battle. The Sun (2006)It must have been past bedtime. The Sun (2009)Bedtime is pretty early and we'll chat away until we call it a day. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The importance of a regular bedtime routine can't be stressed enough. Good Habits, Bad Habits (1994)The rows were loud and would go on past our bedtime, keeping us awake. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were better at languages, reading and maths than those who did not have a regular bedtime routine. The Sun (2010)We can all learn from the past, though not all your colleagues will approve of your bedtime reading. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'bedtime'
British English: bedtime /ˈbɛdˌtaɪm/ NOUN
Your bedtime is the time when you usually go to bed.
It was eight-thirty, my daughter's bedtime.
- American English: bedtime
- Arabic: وَقْتُ النَوْم
- Brazilian Portuguese: hora de dormir
- Chinese: 就寝时间
- Croatian: vrijeme za spavanje
- Czech: čas jít spát
- Danish: sengetid
- Dutch: bedtijd
- European Spanish: hora de acostarse
- Finnish: nukkumaanmenoaika
- French: heure de dormir
- German: Schlafenszeit
- Greek: ώρα ύπνου
- Italian: ora di andare a letto
- Japanese: 就寝時刻
- Korean: 취침 시간
- Norwegian: sengetid
- Polish: pora snu
- European Portuguese: hora de dormir
- Romanian: oră de culcare
- Russian: время ложиться спать
- Spanish: hora de acostarse
- Swedish: läggdags
- Thai: เวลานอน
- Turkish: yatma zamanı
- Ukrainian: час спати
- Vietnamese: giờ đi ngủ
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