from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A thin mattress of tufted cotton batting or similar material, placed on a floor or on a raised, foldable frame.
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- n. A thin mattress of tufted cotton or similar material, placed on a floor or on a raised, foldable frame as a bed.
- n. A round cushion used for Zen meditation (traditionally made of woven bulrush leaves)
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- n. mattress consisting of a pad of cotton batting that is used for sleeping on the floor or on a raised frame
Almost everyone has a horror story from a sleepless night on a paper thin mattress, and just hearing the word futon is enough to make...
If you need a couch, a futon is about all you can find.
Foonf (UID#) on November 22nd, 2009 at 11: 56 pm sex on a futon is uncomfortable
The new couch is also a sofa bed (very comfortable with innerspring mattress) so we got rid of the huge and ugly futon from the playroom.
"One person's futon is another person's toilet brush."
A tightly-made bed or a flattened-out futon is about the best place to work on page proofs and CEMs, because it requires a good deal of spreading piles of paper out and making marks on them.
Then she brought a comforter -- she called it a "futon" -- from the cupboard.
However I do want to know if the futon is a possibility before I go blow 50 bucks.
The 'Ton' can either stand for 'dango balls' or 'futon' - chestnut golden balls or chestnut golden futon.
Since rocks may be moved or buried by storms, they are often placed in an enclosure called a futon cage because it has the shape of a Japanese floor mattress.