bedtime bedtime  /ˈbɛd ˌtaɪm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the time you go to bed

Usage(s):

  1. In the far-off land of Suburbia, a weary taxpayer sought to quiet his children by spinning them this bedtime tale:Once upon a time there was a rich country whose President.
  2. The findings, published in this week's Archives of Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine, suggest that bedtime behaviors that soothe infants don't always benefit older children.
  3. You have to make more of an effort to tell bedtime stories and be interested in swimming matches.

News

  1. New Survey: Only One in Three Parents Read Bedtime Stories with their Children Every Night; Children More Likely to ...

    WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite research on the importance of reading with children from a young age, few parents with kids age eight and younger are engaged in nightly reading, according to a new survey from Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) and Macy's. The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive, finds that only one in three parents (33 percent) read bedtime stories ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. Psyop Creates A Wonderverse for Oreo

    Bedtime — that part of a child’s day for relaxing, getting comfy and setting sail into dreamland. Some nights, however, are easier than others. Psyop and The Martin Agency came together with Smuggler on this nostalgic spot for Oreo, letting viewers see the world through the whimsical eyes of a young girl as she wards off sleep.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Animation World Network

  3. West Ocean City fire damages Bedtime Inn

    Firefighters cut vent holes in the roof of the Bedtime Inn in West Ocean City on Monday to battle a two-alarm blaze. / Brian Shane photos OCEAN CITY — A two-alarm motel fire shut down beach traffic going into Ocean City on Monday afternoon.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Delaware Coast Press

Quotes

  1. "You know, it's not something I can show today, but something down the road," Birkhead said. "It's not going to be in any bedtime stories anytime soon."
    on Jun 21, 2008 By: Larry Birkhead Source: FOXNews

  2. "Maybe we're up past his bedtime," cracked Arizona Sen. John McCain.
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: John McCain Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. Usually, Feiffer says, "my bedtime stories for Julie not only put her to sleep, they put me to sleep."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Jules Feiffer Source: Seattle Times

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