butterfly chair


a sling chair in which a canvas or leather sling is suspended from a metal frame by its corners, forming a wide back and seat in a shape resembling the outstretched wings of a butterfly.

Nearby words

  1. butterflies in one's stomach,
  2. butterfly,
  3. butterfly ballot,
  4. butterfly bomb,
  5. butterfly bush,
  6. butterfly closure,
  7. butterfly collar,
  8. butterfly damper,
  9. butterfly diagram,
  10. butterfly effect

Origin of butterfly chair

First recorded in 1950–55

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