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rearview mirror

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noun rear·view mirror \ˈrir-ˌvyü-\

Simple Definition of rearview mirror

  • : a mirror in a vehicle that allows the driver to see what is behind the vehicle

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rearview mirror

  1. :  a mirror (as in an automobile) that gives a view of the area behind a vehicle

1926

First Known Use of rearview mirror

1926


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