swivel chair
noun Date: 1860 a chair that swivels on its base

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • swivel chair — swivel chairs N COUNT: usu sing A swivel chair is a chair whose seat can be turned around a central point to face in a different direction without moving the legs …   English dictionary

  • swivel chair — UK US noun [C] WORKPLACE ► a chair that can turn around, commonly used in offices …   Financial and business terms

  • swivel chair — n a chair whose seat part can be turned while the legs remain in the same position …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swivel chair — swivel ,chair noun count a chair, especially in an office, with a seat that can turn around in a circle without you having to move the legs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • swivel chair — ☆ swivel chair n. a chair whose seat turns horizontally on a pivot in the base …   English World dictionary

  • Swivel chair — A swivel chair with pneumatic pump to rise and lower the seat. A swivel or revolving chair is a chair with a single central leg that allows the seat to spin around. Contents 1 Types …   Wikipedia

  • swivel chair — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms swivel chair : singular swivel chair plural swivel chairs a chair, especially in an office, with a seat that can turn around in a circle without you having to move the legs …   English dictionary

  • swivel chair — chair which spins around on its base …   English contemporary dictionary

  • swivel chair — swiv′el chair n. fur a chair whose seat turns around horizontally on a swivel • Etymology: 1850–55, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • swivel chair — /ˈswɪvəl tʃɛə/ (say swivuhl chair) noun a chair whose seat revolves on a swivel …   Australian English dictionary

  • swivel-chair — swivˈel chair noun A chair with a seat that swivels round • • • Main Entry: ↑swivel …   Useful english dictionary

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