love seat


noun

a chair or small upholstered sofa for two persons.

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Also called courting chair.

Origin of love seat

First recorded in 1900–05
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Example sentences from the Web for love seat

  • They kissed and she patted the place on the love-seat beside her.

    It's All Yours|Sam Merwin
  • "The birds were up long ago," Leila perched herself on an old English love-seat.

    Contrary Mary|Temple Bailey

British Dictionary definitions for love seat

love seat

noun

a small upholstered sofa for two people
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