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"rocking chair" in British English

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rocking chairnoun [C]

uk   us   (also rocker)
a ​chairbuilt on two ​pieces of ​curvedwood so that it ​movesforwards and ​backwards when you are ​sitting in it
(Definition of rocking chair from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rocking chairnoun [C]

 /ˈrɑk·ɪŋ ˌtʃeər/ (short form rocker,  /ˈrɑk·ər/ )
a chair ​built on two ​pieces of ​curvedwood so that you can move ​forward and ​backward when you ​sit in it
(Definition of rocking chair from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rocking chair”
in Arabic كُرسي هَزّاز…
in Korean 흔들 의자…
in Portuguese cadeira de balanço…
in Catalan balancí…
in Japanese 揺り椅子, ロッキングチェア…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摇椅…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搖椅…
in Italian sedia a dondolo…
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