beddy-byes


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. 2014.

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