Definition of deckchair in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈdɛktʃɛː


  • A folding chair of wood and canvas, typically used by the sea or on the deck of passenger ships.
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    • Did you hear that the Blackpool Tourist Board are trying to replace the prom deckchairs with sun-loungers and continental-style tables and chairs?
    • How for example can we convince the town that putting deckchairs in regimented straight lines is not what the modern tourist wants?
    • But one day, two years after his wedding, while lounging in a deckchair, shelling peanuts on an October afternoon, Sharma was startled by a premonition.

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