chaise longuenoun [ C ]uk /ˌʃez ˈlɔ̃ːŋ/ us /ˌʃez ˈlɔ̃ːŋ/ plural chaises longues uk /ˌʃezˈlɔ̃ːŋ/
Examples from literature
- Elaine half-sat, half-lay in a chaise longue. His white lilac and fuchsia—those were her favourite flowers he had discovered—were on a small table by her side, scenting the room faintly but definitely.
- On a chaise longue in this ivory and rose sanctum, reposed a big, beautiful doll, preserved from childish days.
- Stretch yourself out in the chaise longue and rest while we talk.
- Taking his seat on the chaise longue, Dundee explained gently but briefly the offer which Tracey Miles had just made.
- Well! exclaimed the doctor triumphantly, as he glanced around his splendid rooms, and threw himself into a chaise longue —then a new luxury—"well, it is certainly a charming feeling to be entirely out of debt."