corner table

  1. a table of the 18th century having a triangular top with a triangular drop leaf of the same size.

Origin of corner table

First recorded in 1920–25

Words Nearby corner table Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use corner table in a sentence

  • As Bob and Betty entered a great gust of laughter came from a corner table where a group of men were gathered.

  • There was an air of privilege around that corner table, as though past masters were eating there.

  • Kate Waddington, her indirect gaze still on that corner table, saw the dark young man smile and bow effusively.

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