Definition of stairlift in English:

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stairlift

Pronunciation: /ˈsterˌlift/

noun

A lift in the form of a chair that can be raised or lowered at the edge of a domestic staircase, used for carrying a person who is unable to go up or down the stairs.
Example sentences
  • Staff from City of York Council, which is responsible for the stairlift, were due to measure up for a replacement lift at Mr Garner's home later today.
  • Because many of them are infirm, some suffering from mental illness, special prisons are being built or fitted with stairlifts and other facilities fitting to the disabilities of the elderly.
  • Dame Thora - also known as the face of Stannah stairlifts - has continued acting despite becoming increasingly frail.

Words that rhyme with stairlift

airlift, chairlift

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Syllabification: stair·lift

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