chaise longue

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chaise longue

 (shāz′ lông′, shĕz′) or chaise lounge (shāz′ lounj′, chās′)
n. pl. chaise longues (shāz′ lông′, shĕz′) or chaises longues (shĕz′ lông′) or chaise lounges (shāz′ loun′jĭz, chās′)
A usually upholstered reclining chair with a long seat that supports the outstretched legs.

[French : chaise, chair + longue, long.]
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chaise longue

(ˈʃeɪz ˈlɒŋ; French ʃɛz lɔ̃ɡ) or

chaise lounge

n, pl chaise longues or chaises longues (ˈʃeɪz ˈlɒŋ; French ʃɛz lɔ̃ɡ)
(Furniture) a long low chair for reclining, with a back and single armrest
[C19: from French: long chair]
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chaise longue

(ˈʃeɪz ˈlɔŋ)

n., pl. chaise longues, chaises longues (ˈʃeɪz)
a chair with or without arms for reclining, having a seat lengthened to form a complete leg rest and sometimes an adjustable back.
Also called chaise lounge (ˈʃeɪz ˈlaʊndʒ, ˈtʃeɪs)
[1790–1800; < French: long chair; chaise lounge by folk etym.]
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chaise longue

A reclining chair with a long padded seat resembling a settee.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chaise longue - a long chairchaise longue - a long chair; for reclining    
chair - a seat for one person, with a support for the back; "he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"
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Translations

chaise longue

[ˈʃeɪzˈlɒŋ] N (chaise-longues (pl)) → tumbona f
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chaise longue

[ʃɛzlɔ̃g] nméridienne f
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chaise longue

nChaiselongue f
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And if you fancy a little decadence, why not go for the chaise-longue, and recline in total bliss.
At Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Monday, Mariah's entrance lived up to her diva reputation - draped over a chaise-longue carried onstage by six topless male dancers, opening her set with her 1994 upbeat hit Fantasy.
He'll be a villain in British women's eyes, but then they've never accepted the wisdom of freeing a husband from connubial chores once the chaise-longue hurly-burly has cooled.
At one point she plucked a fan out of the audience, cuffed him to a chaise-longue and performed a raunchy lap dance.
Another is a chaise-longue made from old office chairs, created by Clare Lowes, 22, from Darlington, who believes recycled, second-hand furniture could be a hit with young people in the future.
The lush mink carpet and slinky animal print fabric covering the chaise-longue spell late-night indulgence.