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easy chair

an upholstered armchair for lounging.
Obsolete, wing chair.
Origin of easy chair
1700-10 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for easy chair
  • The former dissidents belong to a vanished epoch and are getting old enough to discover that they have a favorite easy chair.
  • He slowly settles down into the battered, white easy chair next to the fire.
  • Pull up an easy chair and get ready to be bowled over, because major college football's postseason is about to start.
  • Its suites offer a king-sized bed and a sitting area with a pull-out sofa bed, easy chair and desk.
  • Adjoining rooms and rooms with an easy chair may be requested.
  • All rooms have contemporary furniture, bathrooms with granite countertops and an easy chair.
  • Hotel accommodations include two twin or one queen bed in a standard guestroom with a large desk and an easy chair.
  • If you prefer to work in the easy chair or on your bed, each room has its own lap desk.
  • He has taken possession of the easy chair by the fire-side already.
  • As they go back, the pastor offers him a disreputable easy chair.
British Dictionary definitions for easy chair

easy chair

a comfortable upholstered armchair
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Word Origin and History for easy chair

1707, from easy + chair (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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