Crossword clues for sofa
- Company seat?
- Crash site?
- One might be a pull-out
- TV viewer's vantage point
- Coin "swallower"
- It has arms, legs and a back
- Cushioned seat
- Common crash site?
- Convertible, maybe
- ___ bed
- Furniture on which a guest might sleep
- Spouse's sleeping place after a fight, maybe
- Furniture item that might seat three
- Staple of a waiting room
- Seat with cushions
- Loose change "collector"
- Ottoman's partner
- An upholstered seat for more than one person
- Love seat
- It holds two or three
- Love seat, e.g.
- Lounge furniture
- Divan (4)
- Couch potato's perch
- It might be a convertible
- Chesterfield or davenport
- Do, ti, la, ___ . . .
- Type of bed
- Upholstered couch
- Lounge piece
- Living-room item
- Lounge item
- Nap site, often
- Upholstered item
- Furniture item
- Couch's cousin
- Living room piece
- Seat for two or more
- It can hide a bed
- Parlor piece
- Coin collector?
- Convertible, for one
- Remote location
- Lounger's perch
- Francois Boucher's "Nude Lying on a ___"
- Couch potato's place
- Place to plop down
- Sectional, e.g.
- Chesterfield, for one
- Parlor seat
- Coin-losing site
- Remote post?
- Dozer's spot
- Soft spot
- Reading place
- Comfy spot
- Sitter's choice
- Rec room staple
- Convertible, perhaps
- Soft seat
- Upholstered piece
- Cushion site
- Spot for a nap
- Chesterfield, e.g.
- Guest bed, maybe
- TV watcher's vantage point
- Sectional, say
- Resting place
- Remote hiding place?
- TV watcher's seat
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Sofa \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.
Sofa bed, a sofa so contrived that it may be extended to form a bed; -- called also sofa bedstead.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1620s, "raised section of a floor, covered with carpets and cushions," from Turkish sofa, from Arabic suffah "bench of stone or wood; a couch." Meaning "long stuffed seat for reclining" is recorded from 1717.
n. An upholstered seat, typically having sides and back, long enough to accommodate two or more people.
Sofa or SOFA may refer to:
- a piece of furniture also called a couch
- Sofa (warrior) slave-soldiers in the Mali Empire and its successor states
- SOFA (astronomy), an astronomical software library
- SOFA (component system), an open source framework for designing and implementing component-based applications
- SOFA score, used to track a patient's status during the stay in an intensive care unit
- Simulation Open Framework Architecture, an Open Source framework primarily targeted at real-time physical simulation
- Solidarity with Haitian Women, also known as Solidarite Fanm Ayisyen, a Haitian organization working to help women and girls.
- Status of forces agreement, an agreement between a country and a foreign nation stationing military forces in that country.
- Statement of Financial Affairs, a form attached to a debtor's petition for bankruptcy in the United States
Sofa is a Mandinka term for slave soldiers who served in the army of the Mali Empire. Sofas would also fight, in varying capacities, in the armies of later Mandé states such as the Bamana and Wassoulou empires.
Sofa was a Montreal-based band that was active from 1993 to 1997. The group is best remembered for being the first group to release material on post-rock record label Constellation Records; bandmember Ian Ilavsky (later a member of Re: and Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band) was a co-founder of the label.
SOFA 2 is a component system developed by Distributed Systems Research Group at Charles University in Prague. It provides many advanced features: ADL-based design, behavior specification and verification based on behavior protocols, software connectors supporting different communication styles and providing transparent distribution of applications. SOFA 2 can be used not only for modeling component based applications but also as a complete framework supporting all the stages of an application lifecycle from development to execution.
"Sofa" is a composition by American musician, Frank Zappa. In 1993, the year of Zappa's death, Steve Vai covered "Sofa" for Zappa's tribute album Zappa's Universe. The cover won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance in 1994. This was Vai's first of three Grammies.
Usage examples of "sofa".
Dottie stood up from her hiding place behind an overturned sofa across the room, and made her way across the smashed lights and broken video equipment to his side, absently reloading from her bandoleer.
The marchioness sat down on her sofa, and making me to do the like she asked me if I was acquainted with the talismans of the Count de Treves?
After we had supped with the actress, Patu fancied a night devoted to a more agreeable occupation, and as I did not want to leave him I asked for a sofa on which I could sleep quietly during the night.
They had sat on the sofa in front of the fire, talking quietly of many things while he sipped an after-dinner brandy, his favorite.
I then began to caress her, and to make assaults in the style of an amorous man, but it was all in vain, though I succeeded in stretching her on a large sofa.
Betsy perched on the arm of a sofa whose squashy cushions engulfed the anorectic ally thin journalist.
He is still alive, and somewhere wearily goes up and down the stairs of strange houses, stares somewhere at clean-scoured parquet floors and carefully tended araucarias, sits for days in libraries and nights in taverns, or lying on a hired sofa, listens to the world beneath his window and the hum of human life from which he knows that he is excluded.
I q CHAPTER 9 With a touching awkwardness, Tucker maneuvered around the coffee table and stopped near the center of the long sofa, then stood helpless for a moment, trying to figure out how to sit down without bending his knee.
Mama and Babushka brought the canned goods, the cereals and the grains, soap and salt and vodka into the rooms, stacking it all in the corners and in the hallway behind the sofa.
At length she ushered me into a living room cozily furnished in the manner of a bachelorette apartment and insisted I take a seat on the sofa, then went through a door into the next room, reappearing seconds later carrying a tray on which were glasses and a bottle of red wine.
Out of breath, I threw myself on a sofa, pretending to go to sleep, and the moment I began to snore everybody respected the slumbers of Pierrot.
He walked backward and forward in his room, and from time to time stood before the sofa upon which his graceful greyhound, Biche, was quietly resting.
Every minute the king passed her sofa, Biche raised her beautiful head and greeted her royal friend with an intelligent and friendly glance and a gentle wagging of her tail, and this salutation was returned each time by Frederick before he passed on.
At this moment, the Signora Biche began to bay light notes of welcome, and raised herself up from her comfortable position on the sofa.
On their return, he bade her lie down on the sofa in her boudoir and rest, averring that she looked languid and unlike herself.