Definition of rocking chair in English:

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rocking chair

Pronunciation: /ˈräkiNG ˌCHe(ə)r/


A chair mounted on rockers or springs, so as to rock back and forth.
Example sentences
  • Along the planked floor of the porch, benches, wooden rocking chairs, and old metal lawn chairs lined up, facing out to the dusty fields.
  • I saw my mother sitting in her wicker rocking chair by the bay window with a book on one armrest and her knitting kit on the other.
  • The front of the house had a quaint little porch with comfortable wicker rocking chairs and low tables that were always occupied.

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Syllabification: rock·ing chair

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