rocking chair


: a chair mounted on rockers

Examples of rocking chair in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Others show Junior’s granddaughter applying eyeliner, his sister siting in a rocking chair with her eyes closed and Mavis holding her dog. Michael S. Rosenwald, New York Times, 5 June 2024 Rooms come with porches and balconies with harbor views and rocking chairs, plus Lather bath amenities and USB charging. Alesandra Dubin, Travel + Leisure, 4 June 2024 Spend your days relaxing on the front porch rocking chairs, lazing in the backyard around the firepit, or napping in the loungers. Rachel Chang, Condé Nast Traveler, 15 Apr. 2024 Why not set up a mini rocking chair for older siblings right next to the big one? Laura Denby, Parents, 28 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for rocking chair 

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Word History

First Known Use

1766, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rocking chair was in 1766

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“Rocking chair.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

rocking chair

: a chair mounted on rockers

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