bucket seat


Definition of bucket seat

: a low, separate, usually contoured seat for one person (as in an automobile or an airplane) — compare bench seat

Examples of bucket seat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its padded bucket seat is also easily removed, a boon for a child user, who can grow with the AdvenChair and only ever need to purchase a new, larger seat to be fitted on the chair, greatly extending its life span. Emily Pennington, Outside Online, 25 July 2020 Of course, when you’re getting paid as much as $85 million for a fight, that’s just a drop in the bucket seat. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 21 July 2021 Developed by the ergonomics team, the single-shell Clubsport seat is nimble — 9.5kg lighter than a regular sports car seat — yet is as supportive as the bucket seat conventionally used in sports cars. Nargess Banks, Forbes, 11 June 2021 The simple bucket seat is trimmed in corduroy and bolted to the floor. Tim Pitt, Robb Report, 5 May 2021 Sitting in the tight-fitting carbon-fiber bucket seat over rough tarmac gives an experience similar to one of the more vigorous massage functions in a luxury sedan. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 18 Aug. 2020 Virgin Galactic’s seating is like a bucket seat to the extreme. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, 29 July 2020 The most famous pieces include a leather lounger-and-ottoman set with a curved wooden base that’s particularly beloved by men who work at start-ups, as well as a series of dining chairs with colorful molded-plastic bucket seats. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, 3 Apr. 2020 Laramie Southwest Editions with bucket seats get a heavy-duty locking console. Houston Chronicle, 20 Mar. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of bucket seat

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Bucket seat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bucket%20seat. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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