: one who habitually lounges in a chair : loafer:
: a person (as one not registered as a guest) who sits for prolonged periods in hotel lobbies
: an employee (as one in a sedentary occupation) who is superfluous or who makes little effort to apply himself to his work
the seniority rule … discourages ability and efficiency, and encourages the chairwarmerS. T. Williamson and Herbert Harris

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“Chairwarmer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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