highchair
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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  • highchair — [hī′cher΄] n. a baby s chair, with long legs and, usually, a tray for food …   English World dictionary

  • highchair — /huy chair /, n. a tall chair having arms and very long legs and usually a removable tray for food, for use by a very young child during meals. [1840 50; HIGH + CHAIR] * * * …   Universalium

  • highchair — noun An elevated, or high, chair, often including a built in tray, used for feeding babies and toddlers …   Wiktionary

  • highchair — high|chair [ˌhaıˈtʃeə US ˈhaıtʃer] n a special tall chair that a young child sits in to eat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • highchair — see high chair …   English dictionary

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

  • highchair — noun (C) a special tall chair that a young child sits in to eat …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • highchair — high•chair [[t]ˈhaɪˌtʃɛər[/t]] n. fur a tall chair with arms and long legs and a tray for food, for use by a very young child during meals • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • highchair — /ˈhaɪtʃɛə/ (say huychair) noun a chair with extended legs which allows a young child to sit at normal table level, as at mealtimes, etc. Also, high chair, high seat …   Australian English dictionary

  • highchair — noun a chair for feeding a very young child; has four long legs and a footrest and a detachable tray • Syn: ↑feeding chair • Hypernyms: ↑chair • Part Meronyms: ↑rung, ↑round, ↑stave * * * /h …   Useful english dictionary

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