sofa table

  1. a table with drawers, having drop leaves at both ends, often placed in front of or behind a sofa.

  • Also called davenport table.

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

How to use sofa table in a sentence

  • “Everybody brags on being the most aggrieved,” the mayor explained as he settled uncertainly onto the edge of the sofa table.

    The Way the Wind Blows | Scott Simon | December 21, 2008 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • So at least Frances thought, and left her alone, after first putting away the wool in the sofa table drawer.

  • “Please let's hear it, Albrecht,” said Klaus Heinrich, who was standing at attention in a military attitude by the sofa table.

    Royal Highness | Thomas Mann
  • Dinner-time came; she laid the sofa-table, fed him, and was especially sparing with the wine.

    Fair Haven and Foul Strand | August Strindberg
  • After a while he stopped before the looking-glass, took his collar off and laid it on the sofa table.

    The Red Room | August Strindberg
  • One evening Claude was writing his answer to Eleanor, sitting at the sofa table where a small lamp was burning.

    Scenes and Characters | Charlotte M. Yonge