high chair


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The twins are crying; the toddler is in a high chair. jsonline.com, 16 Nov. 2022 The twins are crying; the toddler is in a high chair. Raquel Rutledge, ProPublica, 16 Nov. 2022 In the snaps, Kat drinks juice from a champagne glass while sitting in a high chair. Georgia Slater, Peoplemag, 6 Oct. 2022 Numerous works can be found in Story Woods (aka the children’s area), including a lemon yellow bridge that crosses a creek, and a high chair towering above the ground where a child sits reading a book. Jeanine Barone, Chicago Tribune, 7 Sep. 2022 Her mother, a former schoolteacher with a love of language, kept an unabridged Random House dictionary on an antique high chair, setting it outside the dining room for ease of access. Harrison Smith, BostonGlobe.com, 5 Aug. 2022 In one, a stylish MJ spoon feeds the now 25-year-old, who was seated in a high chair. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 30 Aug. 2022 Rocco Ritchie’s high chair sits among sofas and armchairs that Ciccone upholstered in a striped awning fabric; the side table is 19th-century Moroccan. Melissa Barrett Rhodes, ELLE Decor, 25 Aug. 2022 The house comes equipped with things kids need, like a bathtub, unbreakable plates, twin beds in a sleeping loft and, for wee ones, a high chair and loaner Pack ’n Play. Megan Michelson, Outside Online, 5 Apr. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of high chair was in 1913

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Cite this Entry

“High chair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20chair. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

high chair


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