Definition of Sheraton in US English:



  • attributive (of furniture) designed, made by, or in the simple, delicate, and graceful style of the English furniture maker Thomas Sheraton (1751–1806).

    • ‘He took two Sheraton chairs from against the wall by the window and brought them over to the table.’
    • ‘Cabinet-maker and furniture designer, Hepplewhite linked the ornate style of Chippendale and the severer lines of Sheraton.’
    • ‘There was a revival of most of the late 18th Century styles: Chippendale, Adam, Hepplewhite, and Sheraton.’