club chair


: a deep low thickly upholstered easy chair often with rather low back and heavy sides and arms

Examples of club chair in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their hot distressed-leather club chairs were inspired by Paris flea market finds. Jura Koncius, Washington Post, 28 Aug. 2023 Mom got comfortable on the sofa next to Daddy who was seated on his club chair with his cigarettes and ash tray ever at the ready on the snack table. Ellyn Laub, Sun Sentinel, 16 Aug. 2023 Inspired by the boxy-looking gentleman’s club chairs of the 1920s, Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret designed this chair as part of an architectural commission for Le Corbusier’s design practice in Paris. Rachel Silva, ELLE Decor, 14 Aug. 2023 Instead of matching chairs, Grace and Vesta chose a brown-and-white geometric storage ottoman for one side and a bold floral club chair for the opposite side. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 2 Aug. 2023 Vintage club chairs in a lively citrus fabric coordinate with the window seat and stools; sofa pillows bring in hues from other spaces. Annie Schlechter, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Aug. 2023 The toile on the club chairs drives the scheme, which is accentuated by the blue-and-beige-striped curtains (the only curtains hanging in the house). Zoe Gowen, Southern Living, 22 July 2023 In another corner, wool bouclé club chairs surround a smaller occasional table set at the low, ideal height for cocktails. ELLE Decor, 24 May 2023 Continuing to move toward the cockpit, Atti stops in a living room with club chairs and cashmere blankets. Jaclyn Trop, Robb Report, 20 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of club chair was in 1919

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Cite this Entry

“Club chair.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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