Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A chair so shaped and of such material as to afford a comfortable seat; especially, an arm-chair upholstered and stuffed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An armchair for ease or repose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a comfortable upholstered armchair

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Examples

  • Peeling off her fur coat and tossing it carelessly across the arm of their rose-floral silk upholstered easy-chair, Sabrina said, Sit down, Darius.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • And of the long evenings they played cribbage and talked and disagreed about the universe, the while Jees Uck rocked matronly in an easy-chair and darned their moccasins and socks.

    THE STORY OF JEES UCK

  • Peeling off her fur coat and tossing it carelessly across the arm of their rose-floral silk upholstered easy-chair, Sabrina said, Sit down, Darius.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • Peeling off her fur coat and tossing it carelessly across the arm of their rose-floral silk upholstered easy-chair, Sabrina said, Sit down, Darius.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • Illness came upon him down in San Francisco, and his splendid life ebbed slowly out as he sat in his big easy-chair, in the Commercial Hotel, the "Yukoner's home."

    The Gold Hunters of the North

  • Peeling off her fur coat and tossing it carelessly across the arm of their rose-floral silk upholstered easy-chair, Sabrina said, Sit down, Darius.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • But there in the big easy-chair it was that his Long Trail ended, and the life passed out of him still fixed on "farther north."

    The Gold Hunters of the North

  • “Pass me up the bags,” said Maven, who sprang from the easy-chair armrest to the lip of the skylight, hauling himself up.

    DEVILS IN EXILE

  • Now iRoy reminds us that Benn isn't just Britain's longest-serving parliamentarian -- he's also an inventor, the creator of the "backbencher" ( "a rucksack with stool attached") as well as a car-mounted easy-chair, a totally bad-ass pocket-protector, a briefcase that turns into a lectern, a magnetic map for logging your parking spot, and the "seat-case," a suitcase that turns into a chair.

    Boing Boing

  • Archie Bunker, that easy-chair misanthrope from Norman Lear's "All in the Family," would possibly be that person.

    William Shatner's '$#*! My Dad Says' doesn't come close to 'All in the Family'

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