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armchair

noun [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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adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈɑːm.tʃeər/  us   /ˈɑːrm.tʃer/
used to refer to a person who knows, or says they know, a lot about a subject without having direct experience of it: an armchair critic/gardener/traveller
Translations of “armchair”
in Korean 안락 의자…
in Arabic كُرْسي مُريح, كُرْسي ذو مَسْنَديْن…
in Portuguese poltrona…
in Catalan butaca…
in Japanese ひじかけ椅子…
in Italian poltrona…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扶手椅…
in Russian кресло…
in Turkish koltuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扶手椅…
in Polish fotel…
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