booster seat


Definition of booster seat 

: a seat used to elevate a sitting child

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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 From Sunday, April 22 through Saturday, May 5, customers can bring in their old car seat to Target's Guest Services desk and receive a 20 percent off coupon for a new car seat, booster seat, car seat base, travel system or stroller. Sallee Ann Ruibal,, "Bring in your old car seat, Target will give you a coupon for a new one," 19 Apr. 2018 Her twin girls strapped in booster seats in the back were killed instantly. Tom Hallman Jr.,, "The meaning of a mother's love through a doctor's diary: Tom Hallman," 12 May 2018

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1955, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of booster seat was in 1955

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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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