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Definition of chaise longue noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    chaise longue

    NAmE//ˌʃeɪz ˈlɔŋ//
    , NAmE//ˌʃeɪz ˈlaʊndʒ//
    , NAmE//ˌtʃeɪsˈlaʊndʒ//
    (pl. chaises longues
    NAmE//ˌʃeɪz ˈlɔŋ//
    (also chaise) (from French)
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  1. 1a long low seat with a back and one arm, on which the person sitting can stretch out their legs
  2. 2(also chaise lounge, lounger, lounge chair) a long chair with a back that can be vertical for sitting on or flat for lying on outdoors
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: chaise longue