What is another word for nightstand?

Pronunciation: [nˈa͡ɪtstand] (IPA)

A nightstand is a small table or cabinet that is typically placed next to a bed to hold personal items like lamps, books, and alarm clocks. There are several synonyms for the word "nightstand" including bedside table, night table, and night cabinet. A bedside table is often used interchangeably with a nightstand and typically features one or more drawers or shelves to store items. A night table is similar to a bedside table but is often smaller and may not have any storage space. A night cabinet is a larger piece of furniture that combines a nightstand with a chest of drawers or other storage compartments.

What are the hypernyms for Nightstand?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Nightstand

He went into the bedroom, sat down on the edge of the bed, took a long drink from the cold glass in his hand, and then put it on the nightstand.
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He drained his glass, put it on the nightstand, and closed his eyes to think.
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Stanton walked over to the nightstand by the bed, took another cigarette from the pack, lit it, and looked at the smoke curling up from the tip.
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Famous quotes with Nightstand

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