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swivel chair

a chair whose seat turns around horizontally on a swivel.
Origin of swivel chair
1850-55, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for swivel chair
  • Say, for example, you invent a four-legged swivel chair.
  • Most days he sits in an armless swivel chair, bent over computers set up on a folding table.
  • It should be furnished with a small desk and a movable swivel chair.
British Dictionary definitions for swivel chair

swivel chair

a chair, the seat of which is joined to the legs by a swivel and which thus may be spun round
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