musical beds

musical beds

1. The act or instance of leaving one's own bed to go sleep beside one's child, or vice-versa, because the child needs one's company to sleep soundly. We fell into some bad habits when our daughter was about a year old, and we've been playing musical beds with her almost every night for the past three years as a result. Any parent out there knows the sleepy resignation of having to play musical beds at 4 o'clock in the morning.
2. The act or instance of having sexual intercourse or activity with multiple partners, especially in a short space of time. It seemed like everyone in the dorm rooms was playing musical beds—promiscuity and experimentation was just the name of the game in college.
See also: bed, musical

musical beds

n. acts of sexual promiscuity; sleeping with many people. (From the name of the game musical chairs.) Mary has been playing musical beds for about a year.
See also: bed, musical
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A third plus factor, in our view, is the series' focus, not on the usual infidelity, philandering and 'musical beds' marital scenarios, which have already been done to death on TV.
Last night's nocturnal antics began with musical beds.
To see the cubbyhole where Tom often ate his meals and the various rooms where he was forced to play musical beds just to find a place to sleep brought it all to life.
But she quickly regrets it - particularly when they all have to play musical beds, and Pam ends up in a double with a moaning Peggy.
But she quickly regrets it - particularly when they all have to play musical beds and Pam ends up in a double with a moaning Peggy.
* Musical beds: 86% would move to another bed if their significant other were sick with a cold or the flu rather than require their partner to bed-hop.
If you want to liven things up between the sheets, why not try Musical Beds? Free and simple to play, the game is guaranteed to keep you up all night.
YES, Coronation Street (ITV, Monday, Wednesday and Friday) is going through one of those spells when the producers seem to be playing musical beds with the characters (can't be long before Norris Cole is involved in a threesome with Sylvia and Rita), but there's still the odd comedy gem.
I remember how musical beds meant daddy got pushed out (especially if there is a baby and a night-wandering toddler) - but you can make sure you still have plenty of time cuddling and making time for sex.
But there was gossip galore, and if memory serves there were musical beds played each and every night.
We couldn't afford bonudaries, with only three of us playing musical beds. Hurt feelings were solved with booze, sarcasm and vengeance.
A seriously talented cast has been asked to act like cartoon characters in this tale of desperation, mutual suspicion and vigorous musical beds, all in the name of laughs that only sporadically ensue.
Crop rotation, or musical beds, is a long-term soil conditioning technique that can help balance nutrients in gardens and help prevent the spread of disease.