noun chair·o·plane

Definition of chairoplane



  1. :  an amusement park device usually for children consisting of a high revolving wheel from which seats hang on chains that swing out when the wheel revolves

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Origin and Etymology of chairoplane

blend of 1chair and aeroplane

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a trip made at another's expense

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