- French Furniture. an upholstered armchair, especially one with open sides.
Origin of fauteuil
Examples from the Web for fauteuil
Historical Examples of fauteuil
The dame, according to her idle custom, was dozing in a fauteuil.An Eagle Flight
She has flung herself into a fauteuil, and sits in pensive attitude; of late, alas!The Death Shot
Lebeau flung himself, with a wearied air, into the fauteuil.The Parisians, Complete
I wave my hand, and the lady sinks half languidly into a fauteuil.
At last I was permitted to get up and recline in fauteuil or on sofa.
- an armchair, the sides of which are not upholstered