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Words used to describe furniture and furnishings

feather

noun

filled with feathers

fitted

adjective

built or made to fit a particular space

foldaway

adjective

foldaway furniture can be folded into a smaller shape to make it easier to carry or store

folding

adjective

folding furniture can be folded into a shape or position that uses less space

fold-out

adjective

a fold-out table, bed, or page is kept folded in a smaller shape when you are not using it

freestanding

adjective

a freestanding piece of furniture or equipment is not fixed to a surface such as a wall or floor

padded

adjective

padded furniture or objects have a thick layer of a soft substance under their covers

pullout

adjective

pullout furniture can be used by pulling it out of another piece of furniture or out of the wall

queen-size

adjective

a queen-size bed is for two people and is wider than an ordinary double bed but not as wide as a king-size bed

sectional

adjective

made in sections that you fit together

self-assembly

adjective

self-assembly furniture is furniture that you buy in separate pieces and put together yourself

unmade

adjective

an unmade bed is not tidy because no one has arranged the sheets and covers after sleeping there

upholstered

adjective

an upholstered chair or sofa is covered with cloth or leather to make it attractive and comfortable

upright

adjective

an upright chair has no arms (=the parts on the sides that you rest your arms on)

wall-mounted

adjective

fixed to a wall

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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