- 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.
Origin of recliner
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Related Words for reclinerchair, couch, bench, recliner, armchair, settee, pew, stool, lounge, settle, stall, davenport, loveseat, chesterfield, sling, rocker, cathedra
Examples from the Web for recliner
Historical Examples of recliner
Stay in your recliner all day and rest and remain in bed to-morrow morning.The Straw
- 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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Word Origin and History for recliner
1660s, agent noun from recline. From 1880 as a type of chair.
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