A generic term for any large, stuffed chair. Nearly all are unsuitable for any purpose other than lounging. Generally the name is reserved for styles of comfortable chairs built after the 17th century
Originally the name given to winged upholstered armchairs, now applied to upholstered arm-chairs generally. The seat is usually 13" (33cms) â€“ 16" (40.6cms) high, 21" (53.3cms) â€“23"( 58.5cms) deep, and at least 19" (48cms) wide.
a comfortable upholstered armchair
See lounge chair.
Any large chair which is suitable for lounging. Find a living room chair.
Less frequently-used term for lounge chair.