chairward

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From chair + -ward.

Adverb[edit]

chairward (not comparable)

  1. Toward a chair.
    • 1939: Scribner's Magazine
      in the day of long skirts, a woman leaped chairward at the cry of “mouse!”
    • 1989: Jack Stephens, Triangulation: A Novel
      Guy expels a hard, tight-lipped sigh and lets gravity pull him chairward
    • 2002: Elaine Dandh, Memsahib
      she was in mid-sit, her bottom irretrievably moving chairward