a person or thing that reclines.
Also called reclining chair . an easy chair with a back and footrest adjustable up or down to the comfort of the user.
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How to use recliner in a sentence
Ditch the standard recliner and get yourself a chair that does much more than rock back and forth.Best massage chair: Take relaxation to a new level right in your living room | Irena Collaku | August 13, 2021 | Popular-Science
It has a recliner and soft music for employees who need to unwind.Plunging case rates spur cautious optimism in D.C. region. But the trauma is far from over. | Rebecca Tan, John D. Harden | May 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Gail curled into her favorite recliner, surrounded by reminders.For Years, JaMarcus Crews Tried to Get a New Kidney, but Corporate Healthcare Stood in the Way | by Lizzie Presser | December 15, 2020 | ProPublica
Buck seemed okay, too, until about a week in, when he became weaker and weaker and didn’t want to eat or drink, or leave his old brown leather recliner.A rural S.D. community ignored the virus for months. Then people started dying. | Annie Gowen | December 9, 2020 | Washington Post
If you are tall and looking for the recliner to support your head and neck, this may not be the best option as the back isn’t that high.
She set the bottles on the kitchen counter and sat in the overstuffed recliner across the coffee table from him.Short Stories from The Daily Beast: Four Hundred Grand | Elliot Ackerman | July 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As Perryman walked into the den, the Killer was sitting with his feet up in his favorite recliner chair.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis | Richard Ben Cramer | January 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Stay in your recliner all day and rest and remain in bed to-morrow morning.The Straw | Eugene O'Neill
British Dictionary definitions for recliner
a type of armchair having a back that can be adjusted to slope at various angles and, usually, a leg rest
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