booster seat


Definition of booster seat

: a seat used to elevate a sitting child

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Photos taken on his second birthday show him sitting at home in a booster seat, sampling a dollop of green icing before bringing the entire cupcake to his mouth. Theresa Vargas, Washington Post, "Between his first birthday and his fourth, his family went from fearing a funeral to planning an ‘incredible’ surprise," 28 Aug. 2019 There’s a limit of two trade-ins per household and booster seats are not eligible for trade in. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Walmart and Target hosting car seat recycling events in September. What you need to know.," 18 Jan. 2019 Parents can swap up to two seats per household and booster seats are not eligible for trade-in. Chris Morris, Fortune, "Walmart Will Give You $30 for Trading In Your Child’s Old Car Seat," 16 Sep. 2019 Baby gear: Strollers, infant nursery monitor systems, infant walkers, booster seats, play yards and swings. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "When new, higher tariffs are scheduled to start on Chinese imports and what may cost more," 23 Aug. 2019 For smaller dogs and puppies, Kurgo also provides a small booster seat – this way your pet is safe and can enjoy the view! Kelli Bender,, "Thinking of Traveling with Your Pet? Here’s Some Tips from the Pros," 20 Aug. 2019 For example, in the Magnolia office's new meeting room makeover, Joanna included a booster seat for Baby Crew at the conference table. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "Here's What Joanna Gaines Had to Give Up to Make Her a Better Mom," 9 Aug. 2019 The driver's creative attempt to fashion an improvised child booster seat earned more than a wag of the finger. Ryan Prior, CNN, "Driver charged with a using case of beer as booster seat for 2-year-old," 11 July 2019 One recent Sunday, a young boy sat mesmerized in his VIP-row booster seat, forgetting to clap along to the beat of the deafening drum until his mother nudged his hands. Washington Post, "Riding high on BMX bikes in Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Volta’," 7 Aug. 2019

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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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