love seat


Definition of love seat

: a double chair, sofa, or settee for two persons

Examples of love seat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At their home in Scottsdale, Gerry stretched out on the love seat, his head in Maria’s lap, her fingers in his hair, silver now, his feet up on the armrest. Karina Bland, The Arizona Republic, "Once upon a time, they fell in love. The happily ever after took another 50 years," 27 Nov. 2020 The pandemic puppies are all full grown at this point and eating the love seat. Joseph Goodman |, al, "Here’s to Mac Jones, Alabama’s Couch Potato Quarterback," 25 Nov. 2020 This room contains a love seat by the starboard window, two end tables, a davenport-style triple seat that converts into berths, a combination dressing table and writing desk, a folding washstand cabinet, an occasional chair and a coffee table. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "New York to Europe by Clipper: A Prelude to an Historic Flight," 30 Oct. 2020 My own library consists of a bookshelf and a single-cushion love seat. Sheila Marikar, ELLE Decor, "The Home Library Is Now the Place to Be—and Take Zoom Meetings From," 7 Aug. 2020 Cane Love Seat Construct a simple wood love seat, then fill the back and side frames with cane webbing. Lacey Howard, Better Homes & Gardens, "7 DIY Caning Projects That Let You Try the Trendy Woven Technique at Home," 5 Aug. 2020 Kristin perched primly on the love seat, playing absently with Ruby’s hair. Emma Cline, The New Yorker, "White Noise," 1 June 2020 Matching love seats open the space, with one positioned under watercolor portraits of the president and first lady, the other decorated with needlepoint American flag pillows. Elaina Plott, New York Times, "Our 2020 Election Guide," 6 Apr. 2020 Ehrenreich nestled into a wicker love seat, propping her feet up, her right arm balanced gingerly in a sling. Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker, "Barbara Ehrenreich Is Not an Optimist, but She Has Hope for the Future," 21 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of love seat

1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of love seat was in 1847

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30 Nov 2020

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“Love seat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of love seat

US : a seat or sofa for two people

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