rocking chair

noun

Definition of rocking chair

  1. :  a chair mounted on rockers

1766

First Known Use of rocking chair

1766


ROCKING CHAIR Defined for English Language Learners

rocking chair

noun

Definition of rocking chair for English Language Learners

  • : a chair that moves back and forth on rockers that are attached to its legs


ROCKING CHAIR Defined for Kids

rocking chair

noun rock·ing chair \ˈrä-kiŋ-\

Definition of rocking chair for Students

  1. :  a chair mounted on rockers



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up rocking chair? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to give up a position of power

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • winning-words-from-the-national-spelling-bee-logo
  • Which is the correct spelling of the winning word from 1988?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!