Associations to the word «Chesterfield»


CHESTERFIELD, noun. A couch, sofa, or loveseat with padded arms and back of the same height, often curved outward at the top.
CHESTERFIELD, noun. (Canada) Any couch or sofa.
CHESTERFIELD, proper noun. A market town in Derbyshire, England
CHESTERFIELD, proper noun. Any of a number of other settlements
CHESTERFIELD RUGBY, noun. (Canada) (idiomatic) (euphemistic) Sexual activity.

Dictionary definition

CHESTERFIELD, noun. Suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773).
CHESTERFIELD, noun. An overstuffed davenport with upright armrests.
CHESTERFIELD, noun. A fitted overcoat with a velvet collar.

Wise words

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