Etymology
Advertisement

recliner (n.)

1660s, "one who or that which reclines," agent noun from recline. From 1880 as a type of chair the back of which can be tilted as desired, earlier known as a reclining-chair (1831). Middle English had reclinatorie "a canopied bed or couch" (early 15c.).

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of recliner

recliner (n.)
an armchair whose back can be lowered and foot can be raised to allow the sitter to recline in it;
Synonyms: reclining chair / lounger
From wordnet.princeton.edu