Chippendale

adjective
Chip·​pen·​dale | \ ˈchi-pən-ˌdāl How to pronounce Chippendale (audio) \

Definition of Chippendale

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to an 18th century English furniture style characterized by graceful outline and often ornate rococo ornamentation

Chippendale

biographical name
Chip·​pen·​dale | \ ˈchi-pən-ˌdāl How to pronounce Chippendale (audio) \

Definition of Chippendale (Entry 2 of 2)

Thomas 1718–1779 English cabinetmaker

First Known Use of Chippendale

Adjective

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Chippendale

Adjective

Thomas Chippendale

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The first known use of Chippendale was in 1876

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“Chippendale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chippendale. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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