Meaning of Morris chair in English:

Morris chair

Pronunciation /ˈmɒrɪs tʃɛː/


  • A type of easy chair with open padded arms and an adjustable back.

    ‘The Morris chair has padded armrests and detachable cushions on the seat and back.’
    • ‘One particular slide depicts Robert in a drab suit sitting in a Morris chair.’
    • ‘Perhaps your grandfather, like mine, spent his leisure time in a Morris chair.’


Late 19th century named after William Morris (see Morris, William).