lounge chair


noun

a chair designed for lounging, as an easy chair, chaise longue, or recliner.

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Also called lounger.

Origin of lounge chair

First recorded in 1900–05
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Example sentences from the Web for lounge chair

  • As a rule she is lying on the sofa or in a lounge-chair reading.

  • She went back to the lounge-chair where she had been sitting, and pointed to another.

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  • He did not know that already there reclined in a lounge-chair on the lawn of the Exiles Club the man for whom he had been seeking.

  • You can sit in a lounge-chair and watch them flash past like a continuous cinematograph.