Definition of furniture in English:
1Large movable equipment, such as tables and chairs, used to make a house, office, or other space suitable for living or working.
- If you are in a room with lots of furniture, tables, chairs, bar stools, etc., use them to your advantage.
- Henny and I sit on one of the two slip-covered red couches - the only furniture in the living room except for two dining tables.
- By contrast, in the center of the first gallery was a room's worth of furniture: a sofa, chair, coffee table, lamp and rug.
2 [usually with adjective or noun modifier] Small accessories or fittings for a particular use or piece of equipment: computer hardware, software, and furniture
More example sentences
- They use cheap materials and actually destroy a lot of decent furniture and fittings in the process - if something is considered unfashionable it gets taken out or painted over.
- The company has negotiated a special furniture and fitting package with Harvey Norman for units that have yet to be fitted out.
- Lissadell House will be stripped of its historical furniture and fittings before the new owners take over in December.
part of the furniture
- informal A person or thing that has been somewhere so long as to seem a permanent, unquestioned, or invisible feature.Example sentences
- She's like part of the furniture - people always expect her to be there.
- Having worked in Guiseley for so long, I feel that I am part of the furniture.
- He was obviously a really good con man, giving the impression that he was part of the furniture down at Clifton.
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