Definition of Chippendale, Thomas in English:

Chippendale, Thomas

proper noun

  • (1718–79), English furniture-maker and designer. He produced furniture in a neoclassical vein, with elements of the French rococo, chinoiserie, and Gothic revival styles, and his book of furniture designs The Gentleman and Cabinetmaker's Director (1754) was highly influential.

Pronunciation

Chippendale, Thomas

/ˈtʃɪp(ə)ndeɪl/