standing desk

[ stan-ding desk ]
/ ˈstæn dɪŋ ˌdɛsk /


a desk designed to be used while standing, often one whose height is adjustable.

Origin of standing desk

First recorded in 1790–1800 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for standing desk

  • Mrs. Cartwright's standing-desk at which she worked had been wheeled away into a corner near an old oak coffer.

  • Its furniture was a plain round table, a standing-desk, an old sofa and two or three chairs.