Types of Chairs: 25 Different Chair Styles with ESL Pictures

Types of chairs! Following is a list of 25 popular chair types in English with their definitions and pictures to help you easily identify all of them.

Types of Chairs

List of different types of chairs/chair styles.

  • Armchair
  • Sofa
  • Egg chair
  • Desk chair (Office chair)
  • Folding chair
  • Rocking chair
  • Stool
  • Deckchair
  • Waiting chair
  • Wheelchair
  • Pushchair
  • Ball
  • Ladderback chair
  • Bench
  • High chair
  • Dental chair/dentist chair/dental engine
  • Hammock chair
  • Adirondack chair
  • Baby chair
  • Side chair
  • Tulip chair
  • Cuddler chair
  • Bowl chair
  • Lounge chair
  • Push chair

Chair Styles/ Types of Chairs | Definitions

Different chair types with their definitions and illustrated pictures.

Armchair

– a comfortable chair with sides that support the arms.

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Sofa

– a soft and long seat with a back and usually arms, on which more people can sit at the same time.

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Egg chair

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Desk chair (Office chair)

– used in the office and often have a number of ergonomic adjustments: seat height, armrest height and width, and back reclining tension.

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Folding chair

– a type of folding furniture, a light, portable chair that folds flat or to a smaller size, and can be stored in a stack, in a row, or on a cart.

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Rocking chair

– a type of chair with two curved bands (also known as rockers) attached to the bottom of the legs, connecting the legs on each side to each other.

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Stool

– a type of chair without back or arm rests.

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Deckchair

A deckchair (or deck chair) is a type of folding chair, usually with a frame of treated wood or other material.

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Waiting chair

– chair for people to sit in the bus stop, in the hospital, etc. It consists of more than one seat.

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Wheelchair

– a chair mounted on large wheels for the transportation or use of a sick or disabled person.

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Pushchair

– a small carriage in which a baby or child is pushed around; a stroller or baby buggy.

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Ball chair

– has the shape of a ball.

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Ladderback chair

– has tall backs with two uprights. Between these two uprights exists multiple horizontal spindles or slats (three in the picture to the right).

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Bench

– a long seat for several people, typically made of wood or stone.

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High chair

– the seat is raised a fair distance from the ground.

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Dentist chair (dental chair)

– a large chair-side appliance (often including the chair itself) for use in a dentist’s office.

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Hammock chair

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Adirondack chair

– a distinctively styled outdoor chair characteristically made of wood.

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Baby chair

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Side chair (dining chair)

– an upright wooden chair without arms.

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Tulip chair

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Cuddler chair

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Bowl chair (Moon chair)

– a large rounded bowl-shaped chair with an adjustable angle. The bowl rests in an upright frame traditionally made of rattan, but also sometimes made of sturdy wicker or wood.

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Lounge chair

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Chair Types | Infographic

Learn different chair styles with pictures

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In these chairs I like office chair.