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Definition of "high-backed" []

  • Having a high back: as, a high-backed chair.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "high-backed" in a sentence
  • "While not all America's stations retain their sense of history, the best are outstanding: elegant, classical halls with marble floors and hardwood, high-backed benches that smack of grand dreams and high drama."
  • "The high-backed, luxuriously upholstered seat of brown leather gave her a sense of great comfort; yet even greater, it seemed to her, was the nearness and comfort of the man himself and of his body."
  • "I have this vision of David during one of our visits in his Bed-Stuy home, sitting in a high-backed chair, smoking a Newport, gazing into the late day sun."