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.]

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]

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.]

chaise longue

A reclining chair with a long padded seat resembling a settee.
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"
Translations

chaise longue

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

chaise longue

[ʃɛzlɔ̃g] nméridienne f

chaise longue

nChaiselongue f
References in classic literature ?
Monsieur dismounted without speaking a word, went straight to his apartments, where his valet changed his dress, and as Madame had not yet sent orders respecting breakfast, Monsieur stretched himself upon a chaise longue, and was soon as fast asleep as if it had been eleven o'clock at night.
uk Very velvet chaise longue, lifestyle, PS620, frenchbedroom company.
I would prefer to live forever in perfect health, but if I must at some time leave this life, I would like to do so ensconced on a chaise longue, perfumed, wearing a velvet robe and pearl earrings, with a flute of champagne beside me and having just discovered the answer to the last problem in a British cryptic crossword" - Veteran actress Olivia de Havilland, who is 101.
7, recounts the era's irreverent pop-art icons--Guido Drocco and Franco Mello's cactus-like coat rack; Archizoom's clover-shaped Safari sofa; and Gruppo Strum's Pratone chaise longue (Polyurethane foam molded to resemble a patch of grass)--while rare ephemera and archival footage give greater context to a group whose groundbreaking visions, according to Didero, "can still move our souls.
So as we withdraw into our post-Brexit 19th-century Splendid Isolation shell and workers suffer the slowest wage growth since the 1800s, who better to lead us than a man who talks in Latin, calls his kids after 13th-century popes and wears a disdainful look that suggests he's about to deduct a farthing from the pay of an eight-year-old chimney sweep for leaving soot on his drawing-room chaise longue.
A sleek chaise longue sits at the foot of the bed opposite an inviting armchair.
UK MADAGASCAR TIGER PATTERN CHAISE LONGUE, PS548, DFS WHITE SHUTTERS, PRICES START AT PS290 M2 FOR STANDARD COLOURS (CUSTOM FINISHES START FROM PS320 M2), SHUTTERLY FABULOUS ZEBRA RUG, PS36.
Featuring a retro design and optional animal print, it includes this tiger pattern chaise longue, on offer at PS498.
The massive bathroom has a double walk-in shower, as well as a chaise longue, chandeliers and a roll-top bath - and Noel immediately agreed to buy identical furniture for their own place.
In total, five conservatories at Aanco's show village had been emptied of furnishings during a burglary in which thieves took everything from a one-ofa-kind chaise longue to chairs, lamps, rugs and even cushions.
Before you know it, he's popping round in his lunch-hour to make passionate love on the chaise longue.
While surfing all the world's sites In skies The night-tide feels sad and cries As the moon sways and fades out The stars are smiling so proud A beautiful dream sleeps On my beloved's map Gently, on land The dawn's waking up The sunshine penetrates My darling's heart As the sea heaves a deep sigh He bequeaths her blue eyes Painted the scene of rainy love On her soul's chaise longue Cheerfully, the birds chant What a miracle lies in the adorable bride