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director's chair Syllabification: di·rec·tor's chair

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of director's chair in English:


A folding armchair with crossed legs and a canvas seat and back piece.
Example sentences
  • The exhibition consists of a group of large flat tables (the old plywood-on-horses kind), each surrounded by bright red canvas director's chairs, inviting viewers to sit down and immerse themselves in a microcosm of the workshop itself.
  • I managed to sit down a little heavily into a canvas director's chair, causing me to overbalance and topple over backward.
  • We'd watched in horror as a tipsy guest rocked recklessly on the back legs of a director's chair until it, too, collapsed in pieces.
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