Definition of occasional table in English:

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occasional table


A small table for infrequent and varied use.
Example sentences
  • The first floor drawing room contains a comfortable grouping of sofas, occasional tables, frequent tables and sporadic tables.
  • Prices range from £690 for an occasional table to £2,735 for an outdoor dining table.
  • In the back parlor there are just one small sofa, two chairs, a scattering of occasional tables and an old Chickering concert grand.

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Syllabification: oc·ca·sion·al ta·ble

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