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noun as in easy chair

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We have all had to learn to be armchair epidemiologists and now we have these new realities.

As armies of armchair investors download brokerage apps, stock prices have looked increasingly detached from economic reality.

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The trails range in length from 54 miles to 5,000 and are perfect for socially distant adventures—whether you decide to hike, bike, or armchair-dream about them.

In fact, the armchair-travel nature of the postcards has led to the project’s most successful year yet.

“I love Christmas,” he begins in the film, smiling in an armchair.

He slept in an upright position in a custom armchair, so the reasons for his lying down to sleep are open to speculation.

Armchair sleuths have been competing for years to determine the identity of one of the most notorious serial killers.

As a result, Akerman said CrowdMed may appeal to the more neurotic of us who wish to be “armchair physicians.”

Raoul Walsh saw him effortlessly carrying an armchair above his head and was captivated.

A big dictionary placed in an armchair, raised little Henrietta to the proper height at the Norwood dinner table.

Hans Fennefos entered, saluted Sarah, and at the same time inquired for whom the armchair was placed by her side.

He had been sitting at his ease in an armchair, over the back of which he had tossed the baldric from which his sword depended.

Over this pit is an armchair, to which the deceased bonze is fastened in full costume.

Scattergood went back to his hardware store and sat down in his reinforced armchair on the piazza.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to armchair, such as: recliner, captain's chair, elbow chair, morris chair, and wing chair.

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