bench seat

noun

: a seat in a vehicle that extends the full width of the passenger section compare bucket seat

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The person selected by Ivey will fill the bench seat vacated by former circuit judge Nakita Blocton, who was removed from office Dec. 10, 2021 by the Alabama Court of the Judiciary. al, 3 Oct. 2022 The Club Cab arrives in 1974, offering either a pair of center-facing jump seats or a small bench seat with a foldable bottom cushion. Austin Irwin, Car and Driver, 24 Sep. 2022 The Shelter sleeper sofa discreetly holds a queen-size mattress underneath a cushy bench seat. Molly Miller, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Nov. 2022 The boat’s lone helm is also in this space, with a comfortable bench seat for the captain and a mate to starboard. Kevin Koenig, Robb Report, 13 Sep. 2022 RamVac onboard vacuum cleaner under the second-row bench seat. Sebastian Blanco, Car and Driver, 30 Oct. 2022 May fills the bench seat vacated by former circuit judge Nakita Blocton, who was removed from office Dec. 10, 2021 by the Alabama Court of the Judiciary. al, 24 Oct. 2022 In the Europe-spec ID.Buzz, the second row is a bench seat with no armrests. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, 6 Sep. 2022 It is fitted with handsome wooden decking and a bench seat up front. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 22 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bench seat was in 1952

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“Bench seat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bench%20seat. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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