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



BrE BrE//ˈsəʊfə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsoʊfə//
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a long comfortable seat with a back and arms, for two or more people to sit on synonym settee, couch See related entries: Furniture Word Originearly 17th cent.: from French, based on Arabic ṣuffa.Extra examples Amy collapsed on her overstuffed leather sofa. He got up from the sofa to fetch some drinks. He slumped back on the sofa in tears. I fell asleep on the sofa. I might have to hide behind the sofa if the movie gets too scary! I spent the evening sprawled on the sofa, watching TV. I was lying on my living-room sofa. She sank into the deep sofa. She was curled up on the sofa. The convertible sofa means that the apartment can sleep four. a sofa bed
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