an article of furniture, produced especially in colonial America, that can serve as either a table or a chair, having, as a chair, a large, usually circular, hinged back that can be pulled down and rested on the arms to form a tabletop.
an officeholder, employee, or the like, who accomplishes little, especially a person who holds an interim position. a person who lounges for long periods sitting in a chair, as in a hotel lobby or clubroom. noun An untalented and dispensable person; warm body (1909+)
a woman who presides over a meeting, committee, department, etc. n. “woman who leads a formal meeting,” 1752, from chair (n.) + woman.
(of military, especially Air Force, personnel) having a desk job rather than a field or combat assignment. adjective (informal) having an administrative or desk job rather than a more active one
adjective (social welfare) unable to walk; dependent on a wheelchair for mobility