deck chair


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deck chair

n.
A folding chair that usually has arms and a leg rest.

deck′ chair`


n.
a folding chair, usu. with arms and a full-length leg rest, used for lounging.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deck chair - a folding chair for use outdoorsdeck chair - a folding chair for use outdoors; a wooden frame supports a length of canvas
folding chair - a chair that can be folded flat for storage
Translations
skládací lehátkoskládací židle
rantatuoli
ležaljka
nyugágy
References in classic literature ?
Tarzan had sought his deck chair, where he sat speculating on the numerous instances of human cruelty, selfishness, and spite that had fallen to his lot to witness since that day in the jungle four years since that his eyes had first fallen upon a human being other than himself--the sleek, black Kulonga, whose swift spear had that day found the vitals of Kala, the great she-ape, and robbed the youth, Tarzan, of the only mother he had ever known.
Then he came suddenly face to face with the young woman as the two approached their deck chairs from opposite directions.
Thus, when reading in my deck chair or when talking with others, practically any mention of any part of the world I knew instantly aroused the connotation of drinking and good fellows.
The little man flung this challenge forth to the whole group, then leaned back in his deck chair, sipping lemonade with an air commingled of certitude and watchful belligerence.
cried I; for Eva Denison sat weeping in her deck chair, and my heart bled faint at the thought of leaving her, I who loved her so, and might die without ever telling her my love
Bring a deck chair and enjoy music from Simon Carter, Craig Riley, The Kildale String Quartet, James Gray Robson and Samantha Durnan, Marty and The Mondays, Prime Time, Buffalo Skinners, Treetop Flyers and Sarah Collins and Keep the Faith.
Tropical print pineapple garden deck chair, PS84, Not On The High Street
To our knowledge this is the first case report of 'lepromatous leprosy with deck chair sign' from Pakistan.
Sense & Sensibility and Peter Pan Gibside, Tyne and Wear Pull up a deck chair on 7 July and watch Chapterhouse Theatre Company's open air performance of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen.
No need to get on your bike or find your trainers, this is the easiest way to fundraise for charity - by chilling out on your patio in a deck chair.
ACehugeCepumpkin the size of a child and a giant deck chair aiming to break the world record have beencompeting for the attention of passers-by inCeDubai.
The beach deck chair comes with an in-built bucket and spades and even a sandpit, along with a GPS parasol and an umbrella that tracks position of the sun and moves accordingly.