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Definitions and Synonyms of backrest | Another word for backrest | What is backrest?

Definition 1: a support that you can lean against while sitting - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where backrest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the back of the dental chair was adjustable

Synonyms for backrest in the sense of this definition

(backrest is a kind of ...) any device that bears the weight of another thing

"there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"

(... is a kind of backrest ) the back of a saddle seat

(... is a kind of backrest ) the backrest of a chair that consists of two uprights with connecting slats

(... is part of backrest) a seat in a car

(... is part of backrest) a seat for one person, with a support for the back

"he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"

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