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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 ?
Over the easy chair there hung in a gold frame an oval portrait of Anna, a fine painting by a celebrated artist.
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.
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.
Now the school is open, and I shall hear you read, so that I may know in which class to put you, Miss Moore," began Rose with great dignity, as she laid a book before her scholar, and sat down in the easy chair with a long rule in her hand.
Long usage had, for this Stubb, converted the jaws of death into an easy chair.
The venerable Father Ephraim sat in his easy chair, not only hoary headed and infirm with age, but worn down by a lingering disease, which, it was evident, would very soon transfer his patriarchal staff to other hands.
Entering the conservatory next, they discovered Cecilia's sister languishing among the flowers in an easy chair.
Meg stopped lecturing, and lighted the lamp, Amy got out of the easy chair without being asked, and Jo forgot how tired she was as she sat up to hold the slippers nearer to the blaze.
His friend, lying back in his easy chair, watched him lying back in his easy chair, as he stretched out his legs on the hearth-rug, and said, with the amused look that Eugene Wrayburn could always awaken in him without seeming to try or care:
The Inspector accepted a newspaper and an easy chair.
In an instant all the strength of mind of this creature, though drawn from the most vigorous sources, abandoned her; she sank into a large easy chair, with her arms crossed, her head lowered, and expecting every instant to see a judge enter to interrogate her.