boudoir[bo̵̅o̅ dwär′, bo̵̅o̅′dwär′]
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a woman's bedroom, dressing room, or private sitting room
Origin: Fr, lit., pouting room < bouder, to pout, sulk + -oir, as in parloir, parlor
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A woman's private sitting room, dressing room, or bedroom.
Origin: French, from Old French bouder, to sulk.