easy chair

noun

Definition of easy chair 

: a roomy upholstered chair

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This literary outpost is equipped with a mellow cat — the incumbent, Bartleby, succeeded Mr. Mulliner — tables and easy chairs, plus 60,000 volumes. Peter Rowe, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Who killed Normal Heights' iconic book store? There's a rogue's gallery of suspects," 4 June 2018 Groupings of couches, easy chairs and coffee tables alternate with rows of workbenches. Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle, "SF startup makes new office a home with no-shoes policy," 9 May 2018 Sofas and easy chairs slipcovered in stonewashed linen surround a cozy fireplace. Marni Elyse Katz, BostonGlobe.com, "After renting for years on Martha’s Vineyard, building a getaway all their own," 15 June 2018 With swooping lines and a handsome leather shell, this easy chair from British modern furniture designer Matthew Hilton will make Dad’s lazy Sundays transcendent. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "11 Gifts to Help Dad Relax This Father’s Day," 6 June 2018 At my work table, in my easy chair, in bed and on the plane. New York Times, "Bill Clinton: By the Book," 31 May 2018 Cuddling her infant son in an easy chair, Katie Luckesen cracked open a picture book. Peter Rowe, sandiegouniontribune.com, "A Mother's Day gift for a struggling baby: loving attention," 13 May 2018 Dozens of people stopped by to see Johnson, who greeted them while sitting in an overstuffed easy chair and wearing a tiara. Andy Marso, kansascity, "This Kansas City woman's birthday puts her in rare company worldwide | The Kansas City Star," 7 Apr. 2018 Even as the starters begin to trickle back to action, the Warriors and their fans won’t be sinking back in easy chairs, locking hands behind heads and enjoying the rest of the season and the playoffs. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, "For Warriors, playoffs could be bumpy ride," 25 Mar. 2018

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1621, in the meaning defined above

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easy chair

noun

English Language Learners Definition of easy chair

: a chair that is large, soft, and very comfortable

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