studio couch
noun Date: 1931 an upholstered usually backless couch that can be made to serve as a double bed by sliding from underneath it the frame of a single cot

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  • studio couch — ☆ studio couch n. a kind of couch that can be made into a full sized bed, as by sliding out the spring frame fitted beneath it …   English World dictionary

  • studio couch — n. sofa bed, couch which can be made into a bed, pull out couch …   English contemporary dictionary

  • studio couch — stu′dio couch n. fur an upholstered couch, usu. without a back or arms, convertible into a bed, as by sliding a bed frame out from beneath it • Etymology: 1935–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • studio couch — an upholstered couch, usually without a back, convertible into a double bed by sliding a bed frame out from beneath it and covering the frame with the mattress that forms the upper thickness of the upholstery. [1935 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • studio couch — /ˈstjudioʊ kaʊtʃ/ (say styoohdeeoh kowch) noun a kind of divan used as both a couch and a bed …   Australian English dictionary

  • studio couch — noun convertible consisting of an upholstered couch that can be converted into a double bed • Syn: ↑day bed • Hypernyms: ↑convertible, ↑sofa bed …   Useful english dictionary

  • studio couch — noun chiefly N. Amer. a sofa bed …   English new terms dictionary

  • couch — I n. a studio couch II v. (formal) (D; tr.) to couch in (to couch a request in tactful language) * * * [kaʊtʃ] a studio couch (formal) (D; tr.) to couch in (to couch a request in tactful language) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • studio — n. (pl. os) 1 the workroom of a painter or photographer etc. 2 a place where cinema films or recordings are made or where television or radio programmes are made or produced. Phrases and idioms: studio couch a couch that can be converted into a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • couch — 1. noun she seated herself on the couch Syn: sofa, divan, settee, love seat, chesterfield, daybed, davenport, studio couch 2. verb his reply was couched in deferential terms Syn: express, phrase, word, frame, put …   Thesaurus of popular words

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