Definition of chesterfield noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtʃestəfiːld//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃestərfiːld//
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  1. 1a type of sofa that has arms and a back that are all the same height
  2. 2(Canadian English) any type of sofa
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent. originally relating to a type of overcoat: named after a 19th-cent. Earl of Chesterfield, a town in Derbyshire, England.