chaise longue

chaise longue

noun \ˈshāz-ˈlŋ\

: a long low chair with a back along half its length and one arm

: a long chair with a back that can be moved so that you can sit up or lie down

plural chaise longues also chaises longues \ˈshāz-ˈlŋ(z)\

Full Definition of CHAISE LONGUE

:  a long reclining chair

Illustration of CHAISE LONGUE


French, literally, long chair
First Known Use: 1800


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