standing desk

[ stan-ding desk ]
/ ˈstæn dɪŋ ˌdɛsk /

noun

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

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Origin of standing desk

First recorded in 1790–1800
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Example sentences 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.