Learn English – What’s the masculine form of boudoir


What's the word for a man's bedroom or private room — as opposed to boudoir, which is a woman's bedroom or private room? If one doesn't exist in common English usage, what would be a French loanword? Or possibly a loanword from another language?

Best Answer

A man cave (also called manspace), is often used for a man's private room.

As in,

I'm planning to turn the spare bedroom into a man cave.

Fortress of Solitude, a Superman reference, is also applicable.

As in,

If you're looking for Clark, he must be upstairs, in his fortress of solitude.