Meaning of “chair” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /tʃeər/
Extra Examples
a chair legFlint leaned back in his chair.Why don't you pull up a chair and join us?She slumped back in her chair, exhausted.He draped his jacket over the chair and sat down to eat.

A1 a seat for one person, with a back, usually four legs, and sometimes two arms


someone who controls a meeting or organization:

[ usually singular ] All questions should be addressed to the chair.

a very important position in a university department, or the person who has this position

→ See also the electric chair

(Definition of “chair noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)