Definition of coffee table in English:

coffee table


  • A small, low table.

    • ‘It's the kind of place where you go in for a light-bulb and come out with a sofa, two armchairs and a coffee table.’
    • ‘I almost jumped when Shane tossed the remote control onto the coffee table loudly and slid off the couch.’
    • ‘Beside the armchair was a coffee table covered with magazines and newspapers.’
    • ‘She places them on a small coffee table in front of a sofa covered in books, notes and papers.’
    • ‘On show in the gallery is a striking coffee table fashioned from an elm burr found in a Tipperary wood.’
    • ‘He sat me on his couch and on the coffee table in front of us were lines upon lines of this powder.’
    • ‘Not seeing them, she chucked her keys onto the coffee table and collapsed on the large couch.’
    • ‘Natalie spat the keys out onto the coffee table and threw the bags down onto the sofa.’
    • ‘After watching for a few minutes, Greg reached into the drawer of the coffee table and pulled out a deck of cards.’
    • ‘Arrange the vessels in a grid on a coffee table or in a row down the middle of a dining table.’
    • ‘On the coffee table at his side was a stack of papers held together with a large paper clip.’
    • ‘Luca smiled warmly as he leaned back in the comfortable recliner, feet resting on the coffee table before him.’
    • ‘I sat down on the huge leather couch and put my feet up on the marble coffee table.’
    • ‘I pulled the basket up to chest level and set it on the small coffee table next to my chair.’
    • ‘There is even a coffee table and two armchairs if you want to chat with your girlfriend in private.’
    • ‘His friend, Luke, sprawled back on the couch and propped his feet up on the coffee table.’
    • ‘The studio is furnished with sofas, armchairs and a coffee table - not a desk in sight.’
    • ‘There were two sofas, and three armchairs scattered around a glass coffee table.’
    • ‘Tom sat down regally in one of the armchairs and dropped his book bag softly on the coffee table.’
    • ‘There was an oak coffee table in front of the couch and a big screen T.V. laid in front of that.’
    expensive, high-quality, well produced
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coffee table