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easy chair

n.
A large, comfortable, upholstered chair.

easy chair

n
(Furniture) a comfortable upholstered armchair

eas′y chair`


n.
an upholstered armchair for lounging.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.easy chair - a comfortable upholstered armchaireasy chair - a comfortable upholstered armchair  
armchair - chair with a support on each side for arms
wing chair - easy chair having wings on each side of a high back
Translations
كُرسي مُريحكُرْسِيٌّ مُرِيح
lenoška
lænestollånestol
nojatuolilaiskanlinna
naslonjač
fotelkarosszék
hægindastóll
安楽椅子
안락 의자
naslonjač
fåtöljlänstol
เก้าอี้นั่งเล่น
ghế bành

easy chair

npoltrona

ease

(iːz) noun
1. freedom from pain or from worry or hard work. a lifetime of ease.
2. freedom from difficulty. He passed his exam with ease.
3. naturalness. ease of manner.
verb
1. to free from pain, trouble or anxiety. A hot bath eased his tired limbs.
2. (often with off) to make or become less strong, less severe, less fast etc. The pain has eased (off); The driver eased off as he approached the town.
3. to move (something heavy or awkward) gently or gradually in or out of position. They eased the wardrobe carefully up the narrow staircase.
ˈeasily adverb
1. without difficulty. She won the race easily.
2. by far. This is easily the best book I've read this year.
3. very probably. It may easily rain tomorrow.
ˈeasiness noun
ˈeasy adjective
1. not difficult. This is an easy job (to do).
2. free from pain, trouble, anxiety etc. He had an easy day at the office.
3. friendly. an easy manner/smile.
4. relaxed; leisurely. The farmer walked with an easy stride.
interjection
a command to go or act gently. Easy! You'll fall if you run too fast.
easy chair
a chair that is soft and comfortable, eg an armchair.
ˌeasy-ˈgoing adjective
not inclined to worry.
at ease
free from anxiety or embarrassment. He is completely at ease among strangers.
easier said than done
more difficult than it at first seems. Getting seats for the theatre is easier said than done.
go easy on
to be careful with. Go easy on the wine – there won't be enough for the rest of the guests.
stand at ease
(eg soldiers) to stand with legs apart and hands clasped behind the back.
take it easy
not to work etc hard or energetically; to avoid using much effort. The doctor told him to take it easy.
take one's ease
to make oneself comfortable; to relax. There he was – taking his ease in his father's chair!

easy chair

كُرْسِيٌّ مُرِيح lenoška lånestol Sessel πολυθρόνα butaca, poltrona nojatuoli fauteuil naslonjač poltrona 安楽椅子 안락 의자 leunstoel lenestol fotel espreguiçadeira мягкое кресло länstol เก้าอี้นั่งเล่น koltuk ghế bành 安乐椅
References in classic literature ?
Alexey Alexandrovitch ordered tea to be brought to the study, and playing with the massive paper-knife, he moved to his easy chair, near which there had been placed ready for him a lamp and the French work on Egyptian hieroglyphics that he had begun.
Sabin sat motionless in his easy chair. Soon there came a tap at the door.
Early in the morning, before it was quite light, and when nobody was stirring in the inn, Chanticleer awakened his wife, and, fetching the egg, they pecked a hole in it, ate it up, and threw the shells into the fireplace: they then went to the pin and needle, who were fast asleep, and seizing them by the heads, stuck one into the landlord's easy chair and the other into his handkerchief; and, having done this, they crept away as softly as possible.
'Bless me!' said he, 'all the world seems to have a design against my head this morning': and so saying, he threw himself sulkily into his easy chair; but, oh dear!
It was an edifying spectacle, the young man in his easy chair taking his coffee, and the old man with his grey head bent, standing awaiting his pleasure.
The old man, never bidden to sit down, stood with an earnest hand laid on the back of the young man's easy chair. The young man sat looking at the fire with a face of listening curiosity, ready to check him off and catch him tripping.
With one hand across his breast and the other on the easy chair, Riah, without justifying himself, waited for further questioning.
"How is it," she began, as usual in French, settling down briskly and fussily in the easy chair, "how is it Annette never got married?
The scene in the picture at once shifted to Australia, where, in a pleasant room in Sydney, Uncle Henry was seated in an easy chair, solemnly smoking his briar pipe.
"I'll say a thank-you to him for that when I see him," said Anne, pulling easy chairs before the fire.
In the interests of science and fair play, we chose a wicker chair, a leather bar stool, an easy chair, a wooden bar stool, a rimmed bar stool and a small straw stool.