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Meaning of SOFA

Pronunciation:  'sowfu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an upholstered seat for more than one person

SOFA is a 4 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: couch, lounge
 See Also: convertible, daybed, divan, divan bed, love seat, seat, settee, sofa bed, squab, tete-a-tete, vis-a-vis



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\So"fa\, n.; pl. {Sofas}. [Ar. soffah, from saffa to
dispose in order: cf. F. sofa, It. sof[`a].]
A long seat, usually with a cushioned bottom, back, and ends;
-- much used as a comfortable piece of furniture.

      Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round. --Cowper.

{Sofa bed}, a sofa so contrived that it may be extended to
   form a bed; -- called also {sofa bedstead}.