chaise longue

noun
\ ˈshāz-ˈlȯŋ How to pronounce chaise longue (audio) , ˈshez- \
plural chaise longues also chaises longues\ ˈshāz-​ˈlȯŋ(z) How to pronounce chaise longue (audio) \

Definition of chaise longue

: a long reclining chair

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Examples of chaise longue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sofa, rug, and yellow-travertine screen are custom; LC4 chaise longue is from Cassina. Ian Phillips, ELLE Decor, 1 June 2022 The entrance to the suite has a cozy chaise longue in grey performance fabric, with a large — almost to the ceiling — black framed mirror leaning against the wall behind it. Caron Golden, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Feb. 2022 For a nursery project with lots of space, Risdon purchased a chaise longue. Washington Post, 22 Nov. 2021 Details like a vintage chandelier in a hotel bathroom or an antique chaise longue can make a hotel room or your own home feel unique. Joanne Shurvell, Forbes, 1 Oct. 2021 In collaboration with Murano glass producer WonderGlass, the exhibition presents everything from a chaise longue to a rocking chair. Rebecca Ann Hughes, Forbes, 9 Sep. 2021 Lisa finds the chaise longue said to be made from mother jaguar beneath the trapdoor in her bedroom. Shannon Carlin, Vulture, 31 Aug. 2021 How to book: Reserve a chaise longue for one for $40 or a table for four for $80 through Resy. Chelsea Brastred, WSJ, 1 June 2021 There's also the Nuage chaise, where what looks like a sideboard credenza has an articulating cushion structure that converts it from a perching point for meetings or dinner to a fully adjustable chaise longue. John Walton, CNN, 24 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of chaise longue

1800, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chaise longue

French, literally, long chair

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9 Jun 2022

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“Chaise longue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chaise%20longue. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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