love seat


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

Examples of love seat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Volatile relationships erupted in lethal rage Police found Andrea Bond, 30, dead in the living room of a home in Northeast, sprawled on the floor in front of a love seat. Peter Hermann, Washington Post, 1 Jan. 2024 The clean and simple look of this love seat will suit any home decor style. Kathy Barr, Rolling Stone, 11 Oct. 2023 Furniture, from love seats to lounge chairs, hails from artisans in Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, among others. Baltimore Sun Staff, Baltimore Sun, 12 July 2023 On a typical evening, Weiner will sit with his wife on their reclining love seat, turn on MASN and watch the games on their flat-screen TV. Jeff Barker, Baltimore Sun, 28 June 2023 Advertisement On March 7, police found Bond dead in front of a love seat in the living room of a home, authorities said in charging documents. Emily Davies, Washington Post, 3 May 2023 Single seat: $28; love seat: $58. Matt Cooperlistings Coordinator, Los Angeles Times, 7 Apr. 2022 Naomi Biden and Husband Peter Neal Climbed a Ladder to Slice Their Eight-Tier Wedding Cake Before the ceremony began, guests took their seats on a mix of sofas, love seats, and velvet-upholstered chairs. Emily Strohm, Peoplemag, 6 Mar. 2023 And Sky Ting co-founder Chloe Kernaghan, who says her home is full of Home Union (including a Percival Lafer love seat that was sold with a matching chair and ottoman), tells us that built into those higher prices is a full-service refurbishing of (most) items done to the highest standard. Hilary Reid and Louis Cheslaw, Curbed, 29 Mar. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of love seat was in 1847

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“Love seat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

love seat

: a sofa for two persons

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