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wing chair Syllabification: wing chair
Pronunciation: /ˈwiNG ˌCHe(ə)r/

Definition of wing chair in English:


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A high-backed armchair with side pieces projecting from the back, originally in order to protect the sitter from drafts.
Example sentences
  • The formality can be seen in the coffee table, in the pink chair, in the settee by the window, and in the striped wing chair.
  • I should have mentioned I am wearing a smoking jacket and sitting in a leather wing chair as I dictate this.
  • The next week he was an old man, sitting in his blue wing chair in grandma's living room - frustrated, angry, and somehow… broken.
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