sitting ( sittings plural )
1 n-count A sitting is one of the periods when a meal is served when there is not enough space for everyone to eat at the same time.
Dinner was in two sittings.
2 n-count Asitting of a parliament, legislature, court, or other official body is one of the occasions when it meets in order to carry out its work.
usu N of n
...the recent emergency sittings of the UN Security Council.
3 adj A sitting president or member of parliament is a present one, not a future or past one.
...the greatest clash in our history between a sitting president and an ex-president.
sitting duck ( sitting ducks plural ) If you say that someone is a sitting duck, you mean that they are easy to attack, cheat, or take advantage of.
Nancy knew she'd be a sitting duck when she raised the trap door.
sitting room ( sitting rooms plural ) , sitting-room A sitting room is a room in a house where people sit and relax.
in AM, usually use living room
sitting target ( sitting targets plural ) A sitting target is the same as a sitting duck. n-count
They know they are a sitting target for the press.
sitting tenant ( sitting tenants plural ) A sitting tenant is a person who rents a house or flat as their home and has a legal right to live there.
1.4 million council homes have been sold, mostly to sitting tenants.