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



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 OriginMiddle English: formed irregularly from archaic bedrid ‘bedridden person’, from the base of the verb ride.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bedridden