love seat


Definition of love seat 

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

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Personal items were strewn everywhere — a baby blanket, a life jacket, mattresses, lawn mowers, a fridge, a kitchen sink lying on the grass and even a love seat wrapped around a telephone pole. Fox News, "Canada's capital reeling after tornado hammers communities," 22 Sep. 2018 Ikea tapped Dutch design duo Scholten & Baijings to reimagine a handful of classic products, giving them full reign on pieces like the Klippan love seat and the Poäng chair. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Ikea ‘hacks’ its iconic designs in new line," 2 Aug. 2018 Outdoor living room: Sofa, Andalusia Royal Daybed Canopy; love seats, Andalusia Royal Lounge—Century Furniture; House Beautiful, "September 2017 Product Guide," 7 Aug. 2017 Bougainvillea veiled my room’s outdoor sitting area, which had a couch and two love seats. Howie Kahn, Smithsonian, "These Volcanic, Italian Islands Have Been Beloved by Travelers Since Homeric Times," 11 July 2018 Minutes before the program began, Ms. Daley-Ward sauntered into the room and plopped herself onto a slate gray love seat at the front. Lovia Gyarkye, New York Times, "Meet Yrsa Daley-Ward, the Bard of Instagram," 7 June 2018 The unexpected color updates a traditional love seat at the foot of the bed, where my client and her husband can sit and watch TV. Christine Pittel, House Beautiful, "Mary McGee on Decorating a House in Shades of Purple," 17 Feb. 2015 In the movie room, the vintage sectional is by Mario Bellini for B&B Italia, the leather love seat is by Michel Ducaroy for Ligne Roset, the cocktail table is by Dimore Studio for the Future Perfect, and the vintage credenza is Danish. Nancy Hass, ELLE Decor, "Lindsey Adelman's Park Slope Home Doubles as a Constantly Revolving Showcase," 27 Apr. 2018 Each of the brands has a distinct identity, but both offer furniture staples to furnish an entire home, from sofas and love seats to wall decor. Sara Tardiff, ELLE Decor, "Amazon Just Launched Two Furniture Brands — And You Can Get Them Shipped Using Prime," 7 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of love seat

1847, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of love seat

: a seat or sofa for two people

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