Definition of chaise longue noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    chaise longue

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˌʃeɪz ˈlɒŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃeɪz ˈlɔːŋ//
     
    (pl. chaises longues
    BrE BrE//ˌʃeɪz ˈlɒŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃeɪz ˈlɔːŋ//
     
    )
    (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(North American English) (informal chaise lounge) a long chair with a back that can be vertical for sitting on or flat for lying on outdoors
  3. Word Origin early 19th cent.: French, literally ‘long chair’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chaise longue