noun (plural chaises longues /ˈSHāz ˈlôNG(z)/)
A reclining chair with a lengthened seat forming a leg rest.
- The front room was more of a lounge, with two lavish easy chairs and a chaise lounge formed around a table for guests.
- Amanda shot straight up on the chaise lounge shaking her head.
- But still, I usually like to lounge about in a chaise longue or something while everyone else is doing cannonballs and jackknives and freakish flips off the diving board.
Early 19th century: French, literally 'long chair'.
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Syllabification: chaise longue
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