from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that reclines, as an armchair that reclines when the sitter lowers the chair's back and raises its front.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who, or that which, reclines.
  • n. A chair hinged so that the back can be reclined for comfort.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, reclines.
  • n. An armchair with a back that can be adjusted to lean backward, and a footrest that can be moved up to support the legs, or folded under the chair when the person is sitting up; the back and footrest are often geared so that they move together, allowing the chair to be conveniently adjusted either for sitting up or for lying back; also called a reclining chair.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which reclines; specifically, a reclining dial.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an armchair whose back can be lowered and foot can be raised to allow the sitter to recline in it


recline +‎ -er (Wiktionary)



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