Chippendale

adjective

Chip·​pen·​dale ˈchi-pən-ˌdāl How to pronounce Chippendale (audio)
: of or relating to an 18th century English furniture style characterized by graceful outline and often ornate rococo ornamentation

Word History

Etymology

Thomas Chippendale

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Chippendale was in 1855

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“Chippendale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chippendale. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

Biographical Definition

Chippendale

biographical name

Chip·​pen·​dale ˈchi-pən-ˌdāl How to pronounce Chippendale (audio)
Thomas 1718–1779 English cabinetmaker
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