beddy-byes


beddy-byes
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A concise dictionary of English slang (2nd edition) . . 2015.

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  • beddy-byes — 7 [ˈbedi baɪz] [ˈbedi baɪz] (BrE) (NAmE ˈbeddy bye) noun uncountable a child s word for bed, used when talking about the time sb g …   Useful english dictionary

  • beddy-byes — /ˈbɛdi baɪz/ (say bedee buyz) (with children) –noun 1. the time for going to bed to sleep. –phrase 2. go (to) beddy byes, to go to bed to sleep. 3. time for beddy byes, time to go to bed to sleep …   Australian English dictionary

  • beddy-bye — I. ¦bedē¦bī noun Etymology: baby talk, from bed : bye bye III II. adverb : bye bye IV * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • bye-byes — /bīˈbīz/ (informal) noun (used to children) sleep, esp in go to bye byes ORIGIN: Prob bye bye, perh with influence from beddy byes * * * bye byes «BY BYZ», noun (plural). = sleep. (Cf. ↑sleep) * * * ˈbye byes 7 noun …   Useful english dictionary