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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.).

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Definitions of recliner from WordNet

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