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

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In fact, this ottoman sofa bed available on Amazon actually adds a nice, simple aesthetic to a room—while also being super handy as a place for your guests to crash. Maya Mcdowell, House Beautiful, "Believe It: This Small Ottoman Turns Into A Sofa Bed," 25 Jan. 2019 Sprawl out on body-length sofa beds while sipping from their long list of fresh vegetable juices. Marissa Miller, Teen Vogue, "13 Dream Vacations to Add to Your Bucket List," 24 Oct. 2018 When not set up as a bed, two 30 by 82-inch futon sofa beds have backrests and cupholders so they can be used for lounging. Megan Barber, Curbed, "5 teardrop trailers you can buy right now," 31 Aug. 2018 The all-suite hotel, which recently completed a $25 million renovation, includes accommodations that feature a private bedroom and separate living space with a sofa bed, refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. Hilton Scottsdale Resort, azcentral, "Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort," 23 Apr. 2018 The coffee table had to be movable for the sofa bed to open, and this one has a relatively lightweight open-frame metal base. David A. Keeps, House Beautiful, "This Beach House Was Specifically Designed to Be a "Mood Elevator"," 24 May 2017 Lee detailed the two lounges R. Kelly had as part of his studio setup, one of which was his office and the other included a queen-sized sofa bed -- in which there was seemingly a woman at all times. Taylor Weatherby, Billboard, "R. Kelly Accused of 'Grooming' 14-Year-Old Girl as Sex Pet in New BBC Documentary," 28 Mar. 2018 After settling into a three-bedroom apartment, all five of them slept together on the same sofa bed. Ryan Gillespie,, "Orlando church fair tries to connect Puerto Ricans to jobs, services," 11 Mar. 2018 The five renovated, nautical-toned Ocean Club Suites offer a king bed, queen sofa bed, two flat-screen TVs, granite fireplace, jetted tub and walk-in shower, and a terrace. Jeanne Cooper, San Francisco Chronicle, "Suite Spot: Sweeping vistas at Bodega Bay Lodge," 28 Dec. 2017

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1805, in the meaning defined above

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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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