re·​clin·​er ri-ˈklī-nər How to pronounce recliner (audio)
: a chair with an adjustable back and footrest

Examples of recliner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hank Thomas settled into the recliner in his living room, drifting in and out of sleep. Michael S. Williamson, Washington Post, 22 June 2024 From sharing meals with the family to firing up the grill for a solo steak, to a day full of rituals with the kids to a lazy day in the recliner—the perfect Father's Day can look many different ways. Devonne Goode, Parents, 13 June 2024 Roundhouse was a beast all its own, replete with only two recurring characters: Mom and Dad, the latter of whom zipped around in a motorized recliner. Eliot Glazer, Vulture, 12 Mar. 2024 Guests can chill in Monica’s apartment, relax in the Central Perk coffeehouse, and kick back, literally, in Chandler and Joey’s black lazy boy recliners. Ryan Slattery, Travel + Leisure, 13 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for recliner 

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Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of recliner was in 1882

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“Recliner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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