AskDefine | Define sofa

Dictionary Definition

sofa n : an upholstered seat for more than one person [syn: couch, lounge]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

Derived from Arabic (súffa, sofa, long seat made of stone or brick). The word may have entered European languages via Turkish or through the Moorish occupation of Spain.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. An upholstered seat, typically having sides and back, long enough to accommodate two or more people.

Synonyms

Translations

upholstered seat

See also

Danish

Noun

sofa

French

Noun

  1. couch (furniture for seating)

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse

Verb

sofa
  1. to sleep

See also

Norwegian

Noun

sofa

Extensive Definition

Sofa may refer to:
In general:
In music:
sofa in Thai: โซฟา (แก้ความกำกวม)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bed, bedstead, bunk, chesterfield, couch, davenport, day bed, divan, doss, gurney, kip, litter, lounge, love seat, ottoman, settee, settle, spoonholder, squab, stretcher, studio couch, tete-a-tete, the hay, the sack
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