Meaning of “bedspread” in the English Dictionary


"bedspread" in English

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bedspreadnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbed.spred/ us /ˈbed.spred/

Examples from literature

  • Aunt Grace is crocheting a bedspread for me, too. 
  • He smiled with difficulty and made signs with his hand lying limply on the bedspread. 
  • I had to cover them under two blankets and a bedspread that night to keep the poor things from freezing stiff. 
  • Sheets and bedspreads edged with lace! 
  • Then wrapping an old bedspread about Molly and keeping her close to him, he made his way down the stairs and out of the house. 

(Definition of “bedspread” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bedspread" in American English

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bedspreadnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbedˌspred/

a cover put on a bed over the sheets and blankets (= covers to keep you warm)

(Definition of “bedspread” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)