Definition of Adirondack chair in English:

Adirondack chair

noun

North American
  • An outdoor wooden armchair constructed of wide slats. The seat typically slants downward toward the sloping back.

    • ‘In February, bundle up and ease into an Adirondack chair among daffodils in the redesigned garden.’
    • ‘Last week, I spent two afternoons reading in an Adirondack chair under an old maple on the edge of a lawn, gazing up every now and then at the rolling farmland of the Hudson River Valley.’
    • ‘The town of Treasure Beach extends into the hotel, and town characters frequently do, gravitating around the bar, which also looks towards the sunset from Adirondack chairs.’
    • ‘The furthest I've ever stuck my neck out has been to advocate the use of Adirondack chairs, front porches and outdoor showers.’
    • ‘Nikki grabbed the old worn Adidas jacket she had had for five years, and went out onto the patio, choosing one of the Adirondack chairs and sat down, her eyes closed.’
    • ‘Today, Saturday, his triumph had been walking the 20 yards to the Adirondack chairs in the backyard.’
    • ‘No room for Adirondack chairs or playing children, let alone that great, romantic porch swing.’
    • ‘There's even room for two Adirondack chairs on the small deck at the front door.’
    • ‘A camp that tends to cater toward high-achieving children included a unique photo in its brochure - a boy reading Homer's Odyssey in the comfort of an Adirondack chair.’
    • ‘On nice days, you can enjoy food and drink while kicking back in an Adirondack chair on the lawn.’
    • ‘Paint a couple of wooden Adirondack chairs a pretty color, like French blue, bring them indoors, then add cushions covered with striped or floral fabric.’
    • ‘ReadyMade's first three issues dished out instructions for all sorts of kitschy crafts and odd projects: homemade wallets, Adirondack chairs, even taxidermy.’
    • ‘In a garden where green predominates, the boldest dash of color comes from blue-painted Adirondack chairs and a matching blue bench.’
    • ‘Sink into an Adirondack chair on your private deck overlooking the snow-capped peaks of Oregon's Cascades or cuddle up beside the flickering gas-fired stone hearth.’
    • ‘Donna comes outside and sits next to me in the Adirondack chair I built for her the year I retired.’
    • ‘If there isn't a wedding going on, you can pay admission to tour the house and grounds, but I pay my $4.50 just to sit in an Adirondack chair and read the newspaper and look at the river.’
    • ‘Nothing is better suited to this place than sitting in the fan backed Adirondack chairs and gazing into the angled, golden light of the late afternoon and sunset.’
    • ‘Have a glass of Washington wine by the massive river-rock fireplace, or stake out an Adirondack chair by the inn's lake while you wait for your table.’

Pronunciation

Adirondack chair

/ˌadəˈrändak ˌCHer/