club chair


Definition of 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 His house is decorated with leather club chairs, paintings, photographs, marble busts, magic memorabilia, bookshelves with secret doors built into them, and a large and lovingly curated collection of taxidermy. Adam Green, The New Yorker, "How Derren Brown Remade Mind Reading for Skeptics," 30 Sep. 2019 Slung like an afterthought over a leather club chair was the crowning element in her uniform, an Azzedine Alaïa denim biker jacket. New York Times, "Is the Celebrity Editor Becoming Extinct?," 7 Sep. 2019 To heighten the color quotient even more, Ann Getty added club chairs upholstered in a vivid magenta to the seating area around a fireplace. Kate Betts, ELLE Decor, "All in the Family," 17 Aug. 2011 In the living room, paintings from Rob Pruitt’s Panda series mix with club chairs in the style of Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "See Inside Ben Soleimani’s Fast-Paced, Stylish Worlds in California and London," 17 Apr. 2019 For example, if your style is contemporary, Target ‘s neutral-hued Project 62 abstract outdoor rugs, lumbar pillows, club chairs and string lights would blend nicely. Kim Cook, The Seattle Times, "A small but social spot: Trends in front-porch decorating," 26 Mar. 2019 The red velvet club chairs that made 18th-century France feel daringly modern at Paris’s Hôtel Costes back in 1991 catapulted him to global fame. Sarah Khan, Condé Nast Traveler, "How Jacques Garcia Turned an Old Church into London's Hottest Hotel," 23 Aug. 2018 The House’s entry level foyer best exemplifies this, with tufted leather club chairs, velvet chesterfield couches, antique chandeliers, and worn Persian rugs that punctuate the weathered wooden plank floors. Rachel Waldman, Vogue, "7 Exclusive Social Clubs Where Non-Members Can Stay the Night," 17 July 2018 Velvet club chairs and settees invite guests to lounge even though the shops on Broadway beckon from beyond the oversize windows. Jennifer Fernandez, ELLE Decor, "Be The First To Stay At This Stunning Saratoga Springs Grande Dame Hotel Reborn," 17 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of club chair

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of club chair was in 1919

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“Club chair.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 11 December 2019.

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