Definition of Armchair

1. Noun. Chair with a support on each side for arms.




Definition of Armchair

1. n. A chair with arms to support the elbows or forearms.

Definition of Armchair

1. Noun. A chair with supports for the arms or elbows. ¹

2. Adjective. (figuratively) Remote from actual involvement, including a person retired from previously active involvement. ¹

3. Adjective. (figuratively) Unqualified or uninformed but yet giving advice, especially on technical issues, such as law, architecture, medicine, military theory, or sports. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Armchair

1. a chair with armrests [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Armchair

armamentarium
armamentariums
armamentary
armaments
armangite
armarium
armature
armatured
armatureless
armatures
armaturing
armband
armbands
armbone
armbraces
armchair (current term)
armchair(a)
armchair general
armchair generals
armchair hawk
armchair hawks
armchair liberal
armchairs
armed
armed bullhead
armed combat
armed forces
armed forces censorship
armed macrophage
armed probe

Literary usage of Armchair

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1. Due Reverence: Antiques in the Possession of the American Philosophical Society by Murphy D. Smith, . (1992)
"... from Vaughan and sold it to the Society.1 The chair has a rectangular back of leather which is elaborately embossed Fig. 39. Spanish-Type armchair ..."

2. Due Reverence: Antiques in the Possession of the American Philosophical Society by Murphy D. Smith (1992)
"... brothers armchair) dates approximately from 1775—1810 or even from the Spanish colonial revival of 1860—1890. There is no provenance for it whatsoever. ..."

3. The Holland House Circle by Lloyd Charles Sanders (1908)
"... An armchair statesman—"The Rise and Growth of the Royal Prerogative "—Fugitive writings—Allen and Blanco White—The loss of a friend—Allen's death. ..."

4. The Founders: Portraits of Persons Born Abroad who Came to the Colonies in by Charles Knowles Bolton (1919)
"A picture of the fine armchair which he brought from Holland may be seen in the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record ..."

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