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



BrE BrE//seˈtiː//
; NAmE NAmE//seˈtiː//
(British English) Furniture
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a long comfortable seat with a back and arms, for two or more people to sit on synonym sofa, couch He slumped down exhausted on the settee. She found her glasses lying on the settee. See related entries: Furniture Word Originearly 18th cent.: perhaps a fanciful variant of the noun settle.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: settee