Definition of Morris chair in English:

Morris chair

noun

  • A type of easy chair with open padded arms and an adjustable back.

    • ‘Perhaps your grandfather, like mine, spent his leisure time in a Morris chair.’
    • ‘One particular slide depicts Robert in a drab suit sitting in a Morris chair.’
    • ‘The Morris chair has padded armrests and detachable cushions on the seat and back.’

Origin

Late 19th century: named after William Morris(see Morris, William).

Pronunciation:

Morris chair

/ˈmɒrɪs/