Idioms about chair
- to begin or open a meeting.
- to preside at a meeting; act as chairperson.
Origin of chair
usage note for chair
OTHER WORDS FROM chairchair·less, adjectiveun·chair, verb (used with object)
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH chairchair , chairman, chairperson, chairwoman
Words nearby chair
How to use chair in a sentence
The best desk chair has to look and feel good so your office is a tranquil, productive space.Best desk chair for any home office|PopSci Commerce Team|February 11, 2021|Popular-Science
For example, Stepanek says that if you were to sit in an office chair with your eyes closed, and someone were to rotate it very smoothly at a constant rate, eventually your vestibular system would be thrown off.This surprisingly common flight issue contributed to Kobe Bryant’s helicopter crash|Rob Verger|February 11, 2021|Popular-Science
However, a throw-size blanket for use on a chair or couch is not designed to be that large anyway, so it’s easier to find budget blankets in that size range.Best heated throw blanket: Bundle up with these electric blankets|PopSci Commerce Team|February 11, 2021|Popular-Science
Hawley’s feet were up on a chair as he studiously scanned through stacks of papers, which he later said were trial briefs from both legal teams.Republican senators show emotion, but little evidence of changed minds|Seung Min Kim, Karoun Demirjian|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
He was especially impressed by one of them, who was seated in a chair with her hands on the heads of two leopards.What archaeologists got wrong about female statues, goddesses, and fertility|Annalee Newitz|February 10, 2021|Popular-Science
While 19 percent of the House is female, just one woman will get to chair one of its 20 committees.The Unbearable Whiteness of Congress|Dean Obeidallah|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She added: “NBC News is proud to have David in the important anchor chair of ‘Meet the Press.’ ”David Gregory's 'Meet the Press' Eviction Exposed in Washingtonian Takedown|Lloyd Grove|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still fearful and smarting from the pain, I arrived on time and was led to chair in his office.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In our screenings, he always sits in the same corner chair and always looks hopeful, no matter what the movie.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For a large fee, you could be pushed down the boardwalk on a rolling wicker chair by a black worker.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The president sat in a chair which came over with the pilgrims in their ship, the Mayflower.
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He noticed at the same time several burnt matches between his cushions and her chair.
British Dictionary definitions for chair
Word Origin for chair
Other Idioms and Phrases with chair
see musical chairs.