Meaning of “armchair” in the English Dictionary

"armchair" in British English

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armchairnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɑːm.tʃeər/ us /ˈɑːrm.tʃer/

A2 a comfortable chair with sides that support your arms:

She sat in an armchair by the fire, reading a newspaper.

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armchairadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈɑːm.tʃeər/ us /ˈɑːrm.tʃer/

(Definition of “armchair” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"armchair" in American English

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armchairnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑrm·tʃeər/

a comfortable chair with two resting places for the arms

(Definition of “armchair” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)