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armchair

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noun arm·chair \ˈärm-ˌcher\

Definition of armchair

  1. :  a chair with armrests

1585

First Known Use of armchair

1585


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armchair

adjective arm·chair

Definition of armchair

  1. 1 :  remote from direct dealing with problems :  theoretical rather than practical armchair strategists

  2. 2 :  sharing vicariously in another's experiences an armchair traveler

1809

First Known Use of armchair

1809


ARMCHAIR Defined for English Language Learners

armchair

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noun

Definition of armchair for English Language Learners

  • : a chair with supports for your arms

armchair

adjective

Definition of armchair for English Language Learners

  • —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


ARMCHAIR Defined for Kids

armchair

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noun arm·chair \ˈärm-ˌcher\

Definition of armchair for Students

  1. :  a chair with armrests



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