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sofa bed

or sofa-bed, so·fa·bed

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noun

a sofa that can be converted into a bed, either by folding out the seat or by lowering the back to be flush with the seat.

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Also called so·fa-sleep·er, so·fa/sleep·er [soh-fuh-slee-per]. /ˈsoʊ fəˌsli pər/.

Origin of sofa bed

First recorded in 1810–20
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sofa bed

noun

a sofa that can be converted into a bed
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