chaise lounge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

American alteration of French chaise longue (literally long chair), due to a conflation of with English lounge (the term, of uncertain etymology, is possibly a distant cognate of French long); attested from 19th century.

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Noun[edit]

chaise lounge (plural chaise lounges)

  1. (US) Synonym of chaise longue

Usage notes[edit]

  • Generally accepted in the US.
  • The original chaise longue is preferred in the United Kingdom.

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