chaise longue
noun (plural chaise longues; also chaises longues) Etymology: French, literally, long chair Date: 1800 a long reclining chair

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  • chaise-longue — /fr. ʃɛzˈlõɡ/ [vc. fr., propriamente «sedia lunga», da chaise «sedia» e longue «lungo»] s. f. inv. sedia a sdraio, sdraio, sdraia …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • chaise longue — (US also chaise lounge) ► NOUN (pl. chaises longues pronunc. same) 1) a sofa with a backrest at only one end. 2) N. Amer. a sunbed or other chair with a lengthened seat. ORIGIN French, long chair …   English terms dictionary

  • chaise longue — [shāz΄ lôŋ′; ] often also [ lounj′ ] see next entry n. pl. chaise longues or chaises longues [shāz΄ lôŋz′; loun′jiz] [Fr, lit., long chair] a couchlike chair with a back support and a seat long enough to support outstretched legs …   English World dictionary

  • chaise longue — |chéze longue| s. f. Cadeira para reclinar o corpo. • Plural: chaises longues.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra francesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Chaise longue — (fr., spr. Schäs long), eine Art Canapee, oben. erhöht u. ausgeschweift, den Kopf darauf zu legen, unten geradeaus gehend, um die Füße strecken zu können; ähnlich dem Lotterbettim Mittelalter u. der Bergère …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Chaise longue — (Schäs longh), Kanapee, das nur eine Kopflehne hat …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Chaise longue — ● Chaise longue siège pliable constitué d une toile tendue entre deux cadres de bois ou de métal articulés, à inclinaison réglable, permettant de s allonger (synonyme transat) ; tout type de fauteuil muni d une avancée permettant d étendre les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • chaise longue — (pronunc. [cheslón]) f. *Diván …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • chaise longue — [ˌʃeız ˈlɔŋ US ˈlo:ŋ] n plural chaises longues (same pronunciation) [Date: 1800 1900; : French; Origin: long chair ] 1.) a long chair with an arm only at one end, which you can sit on and stretch your legs out 2.) AmE a long chair with a back… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chaise longue — [ ,ʃeız lɔŋ ] noun count 1. ) a chair with an arm on only one side and a long seat on which you can sit with your legs stretched out 2. ) AMERICAN a long chair with a back you can move so you can sit up or lie down, often used outside in warm… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chaise longue — ž DEFINICIJA v. šezlong …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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