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armchair

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noun arm·chair \ˈärm-ˌcher\

1633

First Known Use of armchair

1633


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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>

1858

First Known Use of armchair

1858


ARMCHAIR Defined for English Language Learners

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armchair

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noun arm·chair \ˈärm-ˌcher\

Definition of armchair for English Language Learners

  • : a chair with supports for your arms


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armchair

adjective arm·chair

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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