Definition of 'mattress'
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When the woman arrived she found he had put a mattress in the front room. The Sun (2017)The beds are mattresses on the floor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We had one bed, but they would put a mattress on the floor for me to sleep. Times, Sunday Times (2016)People are dumping items around it: mattresses, old bits of furniture and rubbish. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pull out the frame and it turns into a double bed (mattress not included). Times, Sunday Times (2016)There's also a luxurious bathroom, cosy bedroom with double bed and a pullout memory foam mattress under the couch. The Sun (2016)So will having a comfortable mattress and pillow - and you don't have to waste money buying one that contains copper. The Sun (2017)You might be walking past when an old mattress would come out of the window. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)Most cells had a mattress on the floor although some people had only a concrete bed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It has been utilised to make mattresses and pillows. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He slept on a dirty foam mattress thrown out by a hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The frame was covered by a mattress. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There were no lightbulbs upstairs and one of the beds was a mattress on the floor. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Cheap foam mattresses are less comfortable than sprung ones and will wear less well. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They locked the doors and put mattresses in front of windows. The Sun (2011)They dragged him out and lifted him onto an old mattress in the warm boot room. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you have an uncomfortable mattress make changing it a priority. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Covering the mattress and pillows with finely woven cotton ticking helps. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)There were many camp beds and mattresses ranged along the passages. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)With rain lashing outside the families sat with their belongings on thin rubber mattresses that the council had provided. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Use the correct pillow and mattress. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This puppetry show starring a hunk of mattress foam is a fast-moving hoot. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And as for the obligatory uncomfortable camping nights - we felt like frauds as the mattresses were gorgeously comfortable. The Sun (2015)I am a mattress of fresh straw, a hide of interwoven branches where the stars come in. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)In addition, the straw in your mattress is changed from time to time, and the hospital is said to have a complete set of pliers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I was sitting on a foam rubber mattress a few inches thick, six feet long, about three and a half feet wide. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'mattress'
British English: mattress /ˈmætrɪs/ NOUN
A mattress is a large flat pad which is put on a bed to make it comfortable to sleep on.
- American English: mattress
- Arabic: حَشِيَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: colchão
- Chinese: 床垫
- Croatian: madrac
- Czech: matrace
- Danish: madras
- Dutch: matras
- European Spanish: colchón
- Finnish: patja
- French: matelas
- German: Matratze
- Greek: στρώμα κρεβάτι
- Italian: materasso
- Japanese: マットレス
- Korean: 매트리스
- Norwegian: madrass
- Polish: materac
- European Portuguese: colchão
- Romanian: saltea
- Russian: матрац
- Spanish: colchón
- Swedish: madrass
- Thai: ที่นอน
- Turkish: yatak döşek
- Ukrainian: матрац
- Vietnamese: đệm nằm
Definition of mattress from the Collins English Dictionary
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