Definition of Chippendale in English:

Share this entry

Chippendale

Pronunciation: /ˈCHipənˌdāl/

adjective

(Of furniture) designed, made by, or in the style of Thomas Chippendale.
Example sentences
  • The house boasts Chippendale furniture, designed specially for it by the great cabinet-maker.
  • The priory houses one of England's best collections of Chippendale furniture, designed especially for the house by the great cabinetmaker.
  • He just watched them talk about Chippendale furniture which seemed to fill up the whole of Harewood House in Yorkshire.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Chip·pen·dale

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.