bedgenoot

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of bed +‎ genoot (fellow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛt.xəˌnoːt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bed‧ge‧noot

Noun[edit]

bedgenoot m (plural bedgenoten, diminutive bedgenootje n)

  1. (literally) A bedfellow, bedmate; one of several persons sharing a bed.
  2. (figuratively) A sex partner, someone with whom one has sex.
    Slechte bedgenoten blijven moeilijk hechte echtgenoten
    Poor sex partners have it hard to remain good spouses