high chair


Definition of high chair

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

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In a now-viral video posted on Twitter, a caregiver is shown offering a spoonful of food to a toddler in a high chair. Amy Haneline, USA TODAY, "Punching stuffed animals it not a good way to get a toddler to eat. Try these strategies," 12 July 2019 Bradley Mattarocci, the vice president of Baby Trend, which makes strollers, high chairs, car seats and other baby products for Walmart, Target and other stores, had come to Washington to testify against a previous round of tariffs last year. New York Times, "Businesses Plead to Stop More China Tariffs. They Expect to Be Ignored.," 17 June 2019 Their daughter sat in a high chair which was designed to look like a throne, and her prospective godmother was expected to take pride of place right beside her. Marris Adikwu, Glamour, ""Will You Be My...Godparent?" How a Religious Rite of Passage Swept Social Media," 2 Apr. 2019 For a family of four, the one-bedroom apartments ($304 ) have a queen bed with a sofa bed in the living room (cots are available as well as an infant bath and high chair) and fully equipped kitchen. Amy Tara Koch, Twin Cities, "Finding European hotel rooms for families can be tough. Here are suggestions in 8 cities.," 6 July 2019 Maker suggests placing a drop-cloth (a towel or old sheet will do) under a high chair or toddler’s seat to help capture spills and stray food and save you time on cleaning up. NBC News, "25 time-saving hacks that will add hours back to your week," 12 Aug. 2019 Bananas, once a favorite fruit, get tossed out of the high chair. Carrie Melago, Washington Post, "The unique horror of trimming a newborn’s nails (and the lesson it taught me about parenting)," 31 July 2019 On a related but more practical note, the kids’ parents will appreciate it if grandparents stock duplicates of necessities like a pack-and-play, a high chair, a stroller or even a car seat. Iris Van Rynbach, courant.com, "Prime: Getting ready for the grandkids to visit," 1 July 2019 The inside of the hut comes equipped with portable cribs, high chairs and potty seats for those getting their kids hooked on hut trips at an early age. Ryan Wichelns, The Know, "The best hut trips in Colorado for summertime adventures," 18 July 2019

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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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