sofa bed

noun

Definition of sofa bed

: a sofa that can be made to serve as a bed by lowering its hinged upholstered back to horizontal position or by pulling out a concealed mattress

Examples of sofa bed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some one-and two-bedroom suites also include a gas fireplace and living area with sofa bed. Gerry Frank, oregonlive, "3 great places to stay when you’re visiting Lincoln City: Gerry Frank’s picks," 13 Oct. 2019 Other accommodations include suites with separate living rooms and bedrooms, mini-suites with sofa beds, standard balcony rooms, ocean views with picture windows and economical interiors. Peter Knego, USA TODAY, "Cruise ship tour: See inside Sky Princess, Princess Cruises' newest, largest ship," 31 Dec. 2019 For a family of four, the one-bedroom apartments ($304 ) have a queen bed with a sofa bed in the living room (cots are available as well as an infant bath and high chair) and fully equipped kitchen. Amy Tara Koch, Twin Cities, "Finding European hotel rooms for families can be tough. Here are suggestions in 8 cities.," 6 July 2019 Bedrooms are roomier, have a larger window, and add a sofa bed (which could sleep a third person) plus toilet and shower. Los Angeles Times, "Amtrak launches 2-for-1 sale on sleeping car tickets for long-distance train travel," 8 Oct. 2019 For a family of four, the one-bedroom apartments ($304 ) have a queen bed with a sofa bed in the living room (cots are available as well as an infant bath and high chair) and fully equipped kitchen. Amy Tara Koch, Twin Cities, "Finding European hotel rooms for families can be tough. Here are suggestions in 8 cities.," 6 July 2019 For a family of four, the one-bedroom apartments ($304 ) have a queen bed with a sofa bed in the living room (cots are available as well as an infant bath and high chair) and fully equipped kitchen. Amy Tara Koch, Twin Cities, "Finding European hotel rooms for families can be tough. Here are suggestions in 8 cities.," 6 July 2019 Book the club family room ($455), which has a king-size bed and sofa bed plus an alcove with a twin bed. Amy Tara Koch, Twin Cities, "Finding European hotel rooms for families can be tough. Here are suggestions in 8 cities.," 6 July 2019 My son and his wife host their out-of-town friends in their second bedroom with a comfy sofa bed. Carolyn Hax, oregonlive, "Carolyn Hax: Mom in a huff about being asked to stay at hotel for visit with son," 15 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of sofa bed

1805, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sofa bed was in 1805

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6 May 2020

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“Sofa bed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sofa%20bed. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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sofa bed

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sofa bed

: a sofa that can be folded out to form a bed

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