director's chair


noun

a lightweight folding armchair with transversely crossed legs and having a canvas seat and back panel, as traditionally used by motion-picture directors.

Nearby words

  1. director,
  2. director general,
  3. director of education,
  4. director of photography,
  5. director of public prosecutions,
  6. director's cut,
  7. director-general,
  8. directorate,
  9. directorial,
  10. directorship

Origin of director's chair

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for director's chair

director's chair

noun

a light wooden folding chair with arm rests and a canvas seat and back
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