booster seat


Definition of booster seat

: a seat used to elevate a sitting child

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His son Jake still remembers riding around in it, sitting in a booster seat next to his sister Jeni and dreaming of driving it one day. Gary Gastelu, Fox News, "Children buy back beloved Ford Mustang dad sold to pay mom's cancer bills 17 years ago," 17 Sep. 2018 Like before, the discount is good towards the purchase of your next car seat, booster seat, seat base, or travel system. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "Target's Car Seat Trade-In Program Is Back With an Awesome New Perk," 10 Sep. 2018 Nine of 10 parents moved their child from a booster seat before the child was big enough. Robert Duffer,, "Seat Check Saturday aims to fix what most parents get wrong," 22 Sep. 2017 The design also enables the seat to shift forward without removing a booster seat. Robert Duffer,, "2018 Volkswagen Atlas carries 3-row SUV class on its shoulders," 16 Jan. 2018 The boy was secured in a booster seat, and father and son were driven away. Time, "Government Falls Short of Deadline to Reunite Separated Migrant Kids and Their Parents," 11 July 2018 Children under the age of 8 must be secured in a child safety seat or booster seat per manufacturer's instructions, according to Indiana State Police's explanation of the state's child restraint law. Megan Henry, Indianapolis Star, "4-year-old not sitting in car seat dies after accident," 23 June 2018 The child was reportedly strapped in with an adult seat belt and not a booster seat for a child. Indianapolis Star, "IMPD: 4-year-old critical following single-vehicle accident," 22 June 2018 Then a young girl rolled down her window and waved from her booster seat. Hillary Davis,, "Kids join protest in Newport against family separations at border," 22 June 2018

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First Known Use of booster seat

1955, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of booster seat

: a high seat that raises a child to a higher position at a table, in a car, etc.

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