coffee table

noun

Definition of coffee table

  1. :  a low table customarily placed in front of a sofa —called also cocktail table

1877

First Known Use of coffee table

1877


COFFEE TABLE Defined for English Language Learners

coffee table

noun

Definition of coffee table for English Language Learners

  • : a long, low table that is usually placed in front of a sofa in someone's home


COFFEE TABLE Defined for Kids

coffee table

noun

Definition of coffee table for Students

  1. :  a low table usually placed in front of a sofa


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