What is another word for futon?

Pronunciation: [fˈuːtɒn] (IPA)

The word "futon" is often used to describe a type of Japanese-style bedding that can be folded and stored away. However, there are several synonyms that are frequently used in place of this word. One such synonym is "shikibuton," which refers specifically to a thin mattress that is placed on a tatami mat. Another synonym is "tatami bed," which refers to a low platform bed that is often used with a futon or shikibuton. "Sofa-bed" and "convertible sofa" are also commonly used synonyms for futon, as they describe a piece of furniture that can be used as a sofa during the day and transformed into a bed at night.

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What are the hypernyms for Futon?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Futon?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for futon (as nouns)

Usage examples for Futon

I dropped upon my loaded horse from the top of a wall, the ridges, bars, tags, and knotted rigging of the saddle being smoothed over by a folded futon, or wadded cotton quilt, and I was then fourteen inches above the animal's back, with my feet hanging over his neck.
Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
To climb again on the soaked futon was the work of a moment, and, with men running and horses stumbling and splashing, we crossed the Hirakawa by one fine bridge, and half a mile farther re-crossed it on another, wishing as we did so that all Japanese bridges were as substantial, for they were both 100 feet long, and had central piers.
Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
That night Yuki San lay once more on her soft futon and watched the shadow of the night-lamp play upon the screens.
"Little Sister Snow"
Frances Little

Famous quotes with Futon

  • Nobody believes it, but I slept on a futon till I was 13.
    Balthazar Getty

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