standing desk

[stan-ding desk]


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

Nearby words

  1. standing chop,
  2. standing committee,
  3. standing crop,
  4. standing cup,
  5. standing cypress,
  6. standing joke,
  7. standing martingale,
  8. standing on one's head,
  9. standing order,
  10. standing orders

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.