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

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 In the living area, a 1940s club chair by Jean-Michel Frank and a 1970s Maison Jansen circular banquette are upholstered in shearling and leather, respectively, by Edelman; the artwork is by Julian Opie. Bob Morris, ELLE Decor, "HOUSE TOUR: A Glamorous West Village Loft That's Made For Entertaining," 22 Nov. 2016 Whereas other beach hotels might feature a swell of rattan pieces, sea-blue art, and white linens, Hotel Californian favors graphic wallpapers, gold snake sconces, and emerald green club chairs. Danielle Fox, ELLE Decor, "Martyn Lawrence Bullard Gives the Hotel Californian a Dose of Funk," 29 May 2018 The club chairs in the foreground have waterfall skirts for a slipcovered feeling. Mimi Read, House Beautiful, "This Family-Friendly Waterfront Home Is Brimming with Nostalgia," 26 Feb. 2018 Unfortunately, Palermo’s hotel game isn’t the strongest, but the central Grand Hotel Palme has generously sized rooms with club chairs and marble baths right next door to the beautiful 19th-century Teatro Politeama, home to Sicily’s orchestra. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, "3 Days in Sicily," 16 Apr. 2018 But the wake-up call comes from a 1930s French sideboard in orange lacquer, a high-octane shade repeated in the chic welting of a club chair. Vicky Lowry, ELLE Decor, "HOUSE TOUR: An Art Deco Apartment In Chicago That's All About Personal Style," 9 Nov. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'club chair.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of club chair

1919, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about club chair

Share club chair

Statistics for club chair

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for club chair

The first known use of club chair was in 1919

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on club chair

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with club chair

Comments on club chair

What made you want to look up club chair? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a complex dispute or argument

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Homophone Quiz

  • three-bears-two-of-them-look-like-theyre-whispering-to-a-third-bear-who-looks-chuffed-to-be-the-center-of-attention
  • In order to judge how people felt, the senator's office hired a firm to take a ______.
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!


Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!