high chair


Definition of high chair 

: a child's chair with long legs, a footrest, and usually a feeding tray

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Mime’s forest hut boasts an oversize playpen and high chair, and a wall decorated with a child’s drawings, including a large dragon; everything is brightly colored. Heidi Waleson, WSJ, "‘Siegfried’ Review: Far From Child’s Play," 6 Nov. 2018 The tech giant’s AirPods got a reprieve, too, as did fitness trackers from Fitbit Inc. Parents Trump’s administration excluded big-ticket children’s items including car seats, high chairs and playpens from the final list. Daniela Wei, The Seattle Times, "Winners and losers from Trump’s tariffs," 18 Sep. 2018 Also removed from the tariff list: Bluetooth devices, bicycle helmets, high chairs and car seats. Recode Staff, Recode, "Recode Daily: Apple Watch and AirPods escape Trump’s list of China tariffs," 18 Sep. 2018 Other products that came off the list included chemical inputs, bike helmets and child-safety furniture such as high chairs and playpens. Tripp Mickle, WSJ, "Apple Avoids U.S. Tariffs on Smartwatches, Earbuds," 17 Sep. 2018 The new guidelines apply to changing tables, accessories, add-on units, and contoured changing pads, but as was the case with the updated safety standards for high chairs, these new rules can be tricky. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "New Safety Standards Are Coming for Baby Changing Products — Here's Everything You Need to Know," 25 July 2018 On the first floor of the Corner House hotel, this contemporary urban spot features sleek high chairs and tables inside, but also a rooftop bar and a large terrace on the street. Sylvie Bigar, chicagotribune.com, "In Seville, Spain, young chefs are creating the next generation of tapas," 15 June 2018 There was even a small room for infants, complete with two high chairs, where two baby boys wore matching rugby style shirts with orange and white stripes. CBS News, "Audio tape purportedly of sobbing immigrant kids grabs spotlight," 19 June 2018 There was even a small room for infants, complete with two high chairs, where two baby boys wore matching rugby style shirts with orange and white stripes. Washington Post, "‘Papa! Papa!’ Audio of children stokes rage over separation," 19 June 2018

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First Known Use of high chair

1913, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of high chair

: a child's chair that has long legs so that the child sits at the height of a dining table

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