booster seat


Definition of booster seat

: a seat used to elevate a sitting child

Examples of booster seat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the booster seat, the dummy slips out of the seat belt's shoulder restraint. CBS News, 6 Feb. 2020 More than a quarter of children are moved from forward-facing car seats to booster seats too soon, and more than 90% of children using lap-and-shoulder seat belts under the age of 10 should still be in a car seat or booster seat. Tanya Mohn, Forbes, 16 Sep. 2021 Since at least 2002, the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended children weigh at least 40 pounds before transitioning to a booster seat. Kris Van Cleave, CBS News, 13 July 2021 Her booster seat was actually shoved on the floor in front of the child. John Benson, cleveland, 11 Aug. 2021 Valdivia looked at the car and realized a bullet had entered the left side of the trunk and hit the boy seated in the back in his booster seat. Los Angeles Times, 6 June 2021 The child was sitting in the right rear passenger booster seat at the time of the shooting, DeMatteo added. David Aaro, Fox News, 26 May 2021 This sturdy 6-in-1 convertible chair goes from traditional high chair to toddler booster seat to kids’ stool with a few simple adjustments. Jane Sung, Forbes, 23 June 2021 The Costa Mesa couple were taken into custody almost two weeks ago — more than two weeks after Aiden was fatally shot while riding in a booster seat in the back of his mother’s car. Lilly Nguyen, Los Angeles Times, 18 June 2021

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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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