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1. backrest

noun. ['ˈbæˌkrɛst'] a support that you can lean against while sitting.

Synonyms

  • cantle
  • car seat
  • chair
  • ladder-back
  • back

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rest (English)
  • rest (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word backrest


1. Adjective, superlative
Sit in an upright position with the small of your back touching the backrest of the office chair.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Use more on the chair back, as you want it to be a plush backrest.

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