armchair

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1arm·chair

noun \ˈärm-ˌcher\

: a chair with supports for your arms

Full Definition of ARMCHAIR

:  a chair with armrests

First Known Use of ARMCHAIR

1633

2armchair

adjective

—used to describe people who like to read about or watch the dangerous or exciting activities of other people

—used to describe people who like to give opinions about matters they do not have to deal with themselves and do not have responsibility for

Full Definition of ARMCHAIR

1
:  remote from direct dealing with problems :  theoretical rather than practical <armchair strategists>
2
:  sharing vicariously in another's experiences <an armchair traveler>

First Known Use of ARMCHAIR

1858

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