swivel chair


: a chair that swivels on its base

Examples of swivel chair in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The French swivel chairs are vintage, the custom wallcovering is by Gracie, and the curtains are of a Schumacher moiré. Amy Chin, ELLE Decor, 17 Aug. 2023 Penelope also received a white swivel chair, rainbow tape lights that glow from behind her headboard and a special portrait of the grade-schooler created by artists the Kaplan Twins. Rachel Desantis, Peoplemag, 2 Aug. 2023 The bleached hardwood table is Balinese; the swivel chairs are vintage, and the pendant is by Ingo Maurer. Tessa Watson, ELLE Decor, 14 Aug. 2023 The vintage sectional with lucite legs and teak accents, swivel chairs, and lucite and brass coffee table were all from their yacht. Allison Duncan, House Beautiful, 8 Apr. 2023 Four hours before first pitch, Wade Miley sat fully uniformed in a swivel chair in front of his locker in the Milwaukee Brewers clubhouse. Journal Sentinel, 17 June 2023 This week's favorite finds include a splurge-worthy sectional, cozy swivel chair, and affordable area rug, along with plenty of accent pieces to fit any design style. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 May 2023 There are also mid-century modern swivel chairs around the breakfast table, appropriate for the period. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 25 May 2023 Reba McEntire takes Blake Shelton’s seat during surprise appearance McEntire couldn’t wait until the fall for her red swivel chair. USA TODAY, 16 May 2023 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'swivel chair.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of swivel chair was in 1860

Dictionary Entries Near swivel chair

Cite this Entry

“Swivel chair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swivel%20chair. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

Kids Definition

swivel chair

: a chair that swivels on its base
Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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