Definition of settee in English:


Line breaks: set¦tee
Pronunciation: /sɛˈtiː


A long upholstered seat for more than one person, typically with a back and arms.
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  • She saw that the settee was in the middle of the room and the window was opened wider than it had been.
  • Aislinn found a spot on the blue settee and the doctor seated himself across from her.
  • I dragged them in front of my bed and sat down on the settee by the window, waiting for Ellie.
sofa, couch, divan, chaise longue, love seat, chesterfield; sofa bed; Britishput-you-up; Frenchcanapé, tête-à-tête; North Americandavenport, day bed, studio couch, sectional
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early 18th century: perhaps a fanciful variant of settle2.

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