slipper chair

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

slipper chair (plural slipper chairs)

  1. (US) An upholstered chair with a low seat and a high back.
    • 1939, Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep, Penguin 2011, p. 241-2:
      She moved over to a slipper chair and put her head back against a white cushion that lay along the back of the chair against the wall.
    • 1981, John Gardner, Freddy's Book, Abacus 1982, p. 48:
      I was intellect itself, weighing the possibility of blocking the door with the dresser and bed, surveying the room for weapons – the elegant old hat-rack, the slipper-chairs.