Definition of Morris chair in English:

Morris chair

Line breaks: Mor¦ris chair
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒrɪs


A type of easy chair with open padded arms and an adjustable back.
More example sentences
  • The Morris chair has padded armrests and detachable cushions on the seat and back.
  • One particular slide depicts Robert in a drab suit sitting in a Morris chair.
  • Perhaps your grandfather, like mine, spent his leisure time in a Morris chair.


late 19th century: named after William Morris (see Morris, William1).

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