Try Our Apps


Supposedly vs. Supposably

console table

[kon-sohl] /ˈkɒn soʊl/
a table supported by consoles or brackets fixed to a wall.
a table, often with bracketlike legs, designed to fit against a wall.
Origin of console table
1805-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for console-table
Historical Examples
  • Number 94 maintained its rubber plant on console-table in dark vestibule.

    Immortal Youth Lucien Price
  • He took a visiting-card from his pocket-book and laid it on a corner of the console-table.

    Small Souls Louis Couperus
  • The boy sat down by the window, near the console-table, and took up his book, a story of the Boer war.

    Small Souls Louis Couperus
  • Eve surveyed herself in an oval mirror set above a console-table.

    Mistress Anne Temple Bailey
  • In front, on the left, a console-table, on which is a large round bottle full of coloured water.

  • He jumps down from the console-table, without making the least noise.

    Barks and Purrs Colette Willy, aka Colette
British Dictionary definitions for console-table

console table

a table with one or more curved legs of bracket-like construction, designed to stand against a wall
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for console table

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for console

Scrabble Words With Friends