reclining

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

reclining (not comparable)

  1. Capable of being reclined, or moved into a more horizontal position.
    a reclining armchair

Verb[edit]

reclining

  1. Present participle of recline.

Noun[edit]

reclining (plural reclinings)

  1. The act of one who reclines.
    • 1865, Edward Dutton Cook, Sir Felix Foy, Bart. (page 233)
      Mr. Disbrowe was reclining on a well-worn horsehair-covered sofa, his frequent reclinings on which piece of furniture had stamped a deep and quite ineffaceable impression of his weighty form upon the cushion.