Definition of Morris chair in English:

Morris chair


  • A type of armchair 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.’


Morris chair

/ˈmôris ˌCHer/ /ˈmɔrɪs ˌtʃɛr/ /ˈmärəs CHer/ /ˈmɑrəs tʃɛr/


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