straight chair

  1. a chair with a straight back, especially one that is unupholstered and has straight legs and straight arms or no arms.

Words Nearby straight chair Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use straight chair in a sentence

  • The dark little man was sitting in a straight chair, his hands resting on his knees.

    Death Makes A Mistake | P.F. Costello
  • Sister Giovanna sat bolt upright in her straight chair, with her hands folded on her knees.

    The White Sister | F. Marion Crawford
  • Just inside his office a girl was sitting on a straight chair, her hat a trifle crooked, and her eyes red from crying.

    Dangerous Days | Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Even when the details had been arranged she still sat in her straight chair and made no move to go.

    Dangerous Days | Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • In the front of the long, damp stone room was a bench, with a seat behind it, and a small straight chair to the right.

    Letter of the Law | Alan Edward Nourse

British Dictionary definitions for straight chair

straight chair

  1. a straight-backed side chair

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