noun \ˈsō-fə\

: a long and comfortable piece of furniture on which a person can sit or lie down

Full Definition of SOFA

:  a long upholstered seat usually with arms and a back and often convertible into a bed

Examples of SOFA

  1. <I curled up on the sofa with a book.>

Origin of SOFA

earlier, raised carpeted floor, from Italian sofà, from Turkish sofa, from Arabic ṣuffa carpet, divan
First Known Use: 1717


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