Definition of 'armchair'
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Example sentences containing 'armchair'
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Why only one comfortable armchair in a double room? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can still see the old-fashioned drying machines next to the smart leather armchairs in the lounge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are spiteful, envious, armchair critics. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Of course, that may have just been because I spent three hours in a comfortable armchair. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a splendid office with a thick red carpet and leather armchairs. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)Coming back is like sitting in a big armchair. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And there are loads of goodies to make your ride armchair plush. The Sun (2006)We were all armchair generals for a while. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They seem to care more about the armchair fans. The Sun (2015)Other family members are on other sofas and armchairs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He welcomes us toward the comfortable armchairs across from a desk and a wall full of bookshelves. Christianity Today (2000)He found the dining table at a yard sale and the vintage leather armchair in the street. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The union treasurers and armchair fans will be comfortable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Rising ticket prices and the changing nature of the sport have turned many into armchair fans. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the players have a duty of care for the paying punters and the armchair fans at home. The Sun (2010)Only armchair critics would fault them because only armchair critics enjoy the luxury of knowing beforehand how things turned out. The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)There will be no armchair ride. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Politicians should not play armchair generals. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Politicians must not become armchair generals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Tonight's programme looks back at some of the highlights of a year with the armchair critics. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The armchair and sofa are comfortable and roomy, yet slim and elegant. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And opt for large, comfortable sofas and armchairs covered with natural fabrics like cotton or linen. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)No sooner have we settled into our leather armchairs, than we are ushered downstairs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Back to our main snap... it looks a bit of an armchair critic. The Sun (2013)I bought art deco sofas and armchairs in junk shops. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I found a very comfortable armchair in the lounge. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This match will have done them a lot of good precisely because they didn't have an armchair ride. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The rich leather seats are like big armchairs and there's enough room between the front seats to have a small picnic. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'armchair'
British English: armchair /ˈɑːmˌtʃɛə/ NOUN
An armchair is a comfortable chair with a support on each side for your arms.
She was sitting in an armchair.
- American English: armchair
- Arabic: كُرْسِيٌّ مُزَوَّدٌ بِذِراعَيْـن
- Brazilian Portuguese: poltrona
- Chinese: 扶手椅子
- Croatian: naslonjač
- Czech: křeslo
- Danish: lænestol
- Dutch: leunstoel
- European Spanish: sillón
- Finnish: nojatuoli
- French: fauteuil
- German: Sessel
- Greek: πολυθρόνα
- Italian: poltrona
- Japanese: 肘掛け椅子
- Korean: 안락 의자
- Norwegian: lenestol
- Polish: fotel
- European Portuguese: poltrona
- Romanian: fotoliu
- Russian: кресло
- Spanish: sillón
- Swedish: fåtölj
- Thai: เก้าอี้มีที่วางแขน
- Turkish: koltuk
- Ukrainian: крісло
- Vietnamese: ghế bành
Definition of armchair from the Collins English Dictionary
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