sofa bed


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 Along with the sofa in the living room, there's a sofa bed and a queen-size bed upstairs. Isabel Garcia, House Beautiful, "We Toured This Tiny Cabin in the Catskill Mountains, and It's Perfect for a Nature Getaway," 13 Oct. 2020 On the first floor is a multi-functional living area with a sofa bed, seating, and a TV. Isabel Garcia, House Beautiful, "We Toured This Tiny Cabin in the Catskill Mountains, and It's Perfect for a Nature Getaway," 13 Oct. 2020 Stretch out in the queen-size bed or a twin-size sofa bed. oregonlive, "It’s time to get away to Astoria on the Oregon coast for craft beer, hikes and ‘Goonies’ fun," 3 Oct. 2020 At night, Tom and I clung to each other on the sofa bed. M. Boone Mattia, Washington Post, "A mother reflects on her long journey of reconsidering her child’s gender," 10 Sep. 2020 We got rid of the guest bed and got a pull-out sofa bed instead, in case people do want to stay with us. Kavita Daswani, Los Angeles Times, "Where actress Sarayu Blue unwinds from virus sleuthing on Netflix’s ‘Medical Police’," 8 May 2020 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

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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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“Sofa bed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of sofa bed

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

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