designating or of an 18th-cent. Eng. style of furniture characterized by graceful curves and straight, slender legs
Origin of Hepplewhiteafter George Hepplewhite (died 1786), Eng cabinetmaker
Of, relating to, or being an English style of furniture of the late 1700s, characterized by its light, graceful lines, the use of concave curves, and the shield or heart backs of its chairs.
Origin of HepplewhiteAfter George Hepplewhite.