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Any uncomfortable moment during a political stump speech.
"Did you notice that Chris Christie barely even mentioned Mitt Romney in his speech at the Republican National Convention?"

"Yeah, it was a total empty chair."
by dscully September 04, 2012
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I couldn’t care less (but one must keep up appearances, right?)
Frenemy has a family tragedy. "Thoughts and prayers."
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Verb: To display and bring attention to an empty chair/podium from someone who chickened out of an interview/debate that they promised to do as a method of humiliation.
Boris Johnson refuses to show up for the second Leaders debate about climate change, so a petition has been made for Channel 4 to empty chair him.
by JourneyLT November 22, 2019
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