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Adirondack chair

Syllabification: Ad·i·ron·dack chair
Pronunciation: /ˌadəˈrändak ˌCHer
 
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Definition of Adirondack chair in English:

noun

North American
An outdoor wooden armchair constructed of wide slats. The seat typically slants downward toward the sloping back.
Example sentences
  • Paint a couple of wooden Adirondack chairs a pretty color, like French blue, bring them indoors, then add cushions covered with striped or floral fabric.
  • The furthest I've ever stuck my neck out has been to advocate the use of Adirondack chairs, front porches and outdoor showers.
  • Today, Saturday, his triumph had been walking the 20 yards to the Adirondack chairs in the backyard.

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