high chair
highchair high"chair`, high chair high" chair` . a chair designed for feeding a very young child, having four long legs and a footrest and a detachable tray, which rests in front of the child, holds the food, and also serves as a restraint, to keep the child from falling out of the chair.

Syn: feeding chair. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • high chair — high chairs also highchair N COUNT A high chair is a chair with long legs for a small child to sit in while they are eating …   English dictionary

  • high chair — high ,chair noun count a tall chair that very young children sit in to eat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • high chair — ► NOUN ▪ a small chair with long legs for a baby or small child, fitted with a tray and used at mealtimes …   English terms dictionary

  • High chair — A high chair is a piece of furniture used for feeding older babies and younger toddlers. The seat is raised a fair distance from the ground, so that a person of adult height may spoon feed the child comfortably from a standing position. It often… …   Wikipedia

  • high chair — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms high chair : singular high chair plural high chairs a tall chair that very young children sit in to eat …   English dictionary

  • high chair — chair with a high seat (designed for small children) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • high chair — noun Date: 1848 a child s chair with long legs, a footrest, and usually a feeding tray …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • high chair — noun a small chair with long legs for a baby or small child, fitted with a tray and used at mealtimes …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˈhigh ˌchair — noun [C] a tall chair that very young children sit in to have their meals …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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