backrest

noun back·rest \ ˈbak-ˌrest \
Updated on: 28 Nov 2017

Definition of backrest

: a rest for the back

Examples of backrest in a Sentence

  1. a chair with a cushioned backrest

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First Known Use of backrest

1833


BACKREST Defined for English Language Learners

backrest

noun

Definition of backrest for English Language Learners

  • : a support for a person to lean back against while sitting


Medical Dictionary

backrest

noun back·rest \ ˈbak-ˌrest \

medical Definition of backrest

: a rest for the back


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