ˈshāz How to pronounce chaise (audio)
: any of various light horse-drawn vehicles: such as
: a 2-wheeled carriage for one or two persons with a folding top

Examples of chaise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hurley, 58, modeled a tan bikini with gold chains while lounging on a pool chaise and smiling in a pair of oversized sunglasses for a portion of the clip. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 30 Aug. 2023 Room & Board has a large selection of couches, including sleepers, loveseats, and options with chaises. Jamie Weissman, Better Homes & Gardens, 30 Aug. 2023 Three times per day, Deion Sanders stretches his left leg on the chaise sofa in his office at Folsom Stadium while Lauren Askevold works her magic with a therapeutic foot massage. Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY, 29 Aug. 2023 The seat cushions are an impressive 47 inches deep, making this sofa more of a double chaise lounger than a traditional sofa. Good Housekeeping, 17 Aug. 2023 This adorable pint-sized pool lounge chair for kids comes with two chaise loungers, a three-sided canopy with mesh windows to keep your kids out of the sun, and cup holders to store their drinks and snacks. Erica Reagle, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 July 2023 Framed by swaying palms and backed by a historic main house, this long golden stretch of sand has just a smattering of chaise loungers — for guests only. Jacqui Gifford, Travel + Leisure, 10 Apr. 2023 Here, a nearby chaise, elevated lighting and accents, like the mirror and curtains, and a tasteful color scheme do the trick. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 15 June 2023 This floating chaise by Pottery Barn is great for lounging in the sun while staying in the water. Elizabeth Berry, Good Housekeeping, 30 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History


French, chair, chaise, alteration of Old French chaiere chair

First Known Use

1699, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of chaise was in 1699

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Cite this Entry

“Chaise.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

Kids Definition


: a two-wheeled carriage with a folding top

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