Definition of bedridden adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bedridden

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈbedrɪdn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbedrɪdn//
 
Injuries, Being ill
 
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having to stay in bed all the time because you are sick, injured or old See related entries: Injuries, Being ill Word Origin Middle English: formed irregularly from archaic bedrid ‘bedridden person’, from the base of the verb ride.
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