Definition of table lamp in US English:

table lamp

noun

  • A small lamp designed to stand on a table.

    • ‘The room is only lit by one small table lamp and a television murmurs in the corner.’
    • ‘A faint light, probably that of a table lamp, shone through his window.’
    • ‘There's even a power outlet by my feet for the restaurant's table lamp.’
    • ‘When she shut the door and walked back into the room she turned on a single table lamp.’
    • ‘The girl shivered and turned the table lamp on and off.’
    • ‘She made her way down the dark hallway, and flipped on a small table lamp in the living room without remembering that Matthew was sleeping on the couch.’
    • ‘Instead it knocked the table lamp onto the floor.’
    • ‘There were nightstands next to each of them, a blue table lamp on each.’
    • ‘The table lamp glowed eerily, and the curtains were drawn.’
    • ‘Turning off the table lamp, she slipped into bed and turned away from her friend, grabbing hold of her pillow.’
    • ‘The room was dark, with only the table lamp on dimly beside where she was sitting.’
    • ‘Place one or several under a table lamp within the circle of brightest light; the colors will glow.’
    • ‘She wandered over and switched the small crystal table lamp on, bathing the whole room in a creamy light.’
    • ‘The room was illuminated only by a small table lamp in the corner.’
    • ‘Kevin quietly packed her things and switched off the table lamp.’
    • ‘Here, two tables were placed by the sofa, providing space for a table lamp and a place to rest a book or drink.’
    • ‘Reaching over and clicking the table lamp off, I let my head fall back on my pillow.’
    • ‘Almost afraid to touch it, he delicately set it next to the small table lamp.’
    • ‘She had turned the table lamp down so that a soft glow filled the cabin.’
    • ‘He carefully laid out the stones it contained on the material and then brought the table lamp over so that she could see them sparkle against the dark backdrop.’

Pronunciation

table lamp

/ˈteɪbəl ˌlæmp//ˈtābəl ˌlamp/