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Definition of "bedroom community" [bedroom community]

  • An urban community that is primarily residential, from which most of the workforce commutes out to earn their livelihood; often a suburb of a nearby metropolis that workers travel to daily. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bedroom community" in a sentence
  • "New Rochelle, mostly known as a bedroom community serving New York, saw tremendous growth and success during the first half of the 20th century, says Mayor Noam Bramson."
  • "All was quiet in East Amity, a tiny bedroom community on the south shore of Long Island."
Words like "bedroom community"
bedroom suburb
commuter town
dormitory town