Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person who reclines.
  • noun An armchair, bicycle, or other apparatus that can be adjusted so that the occupant assumes a reclining position.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which reclines; specifically, a reclining dial.

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

  • noun One who, or that which, reclines.
  • noun An armchair with a back that can be adjusted to lean backward, and a footrest that can be moved up to support the legs, or folded under the chair when the person is sitting up; the back and footrest are often geared so that they move together, allowing the chair to be conveniently adjusted either for sitting up or for lying back; also called a reclining chair.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who, or that which, reclines.
  • noun A chair hinged so that the back can be reclined for comfort.

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

  • noun an armchair whose back can be lowered and foot can be raised to allow the sitter to recline in it

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

recline +‎ -er

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