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 Part of that money funded the project’s first phase _ a swing set with two accessible bucket seats and four traditional swings, Smith said. Jesse Leavenworth, courant.com, "Accessible playground to be installed at Pitkin School in East Hartford," 18 Oct. 2019 At the start of the Saturday’s IHSAA boys tennis state championship match against North Central, Carmel coach Bryan Hanan hauled his bucket seat and sat it down at the No. 1 singles court. Lewis Bagley, Indianapolis Star, "Carmel leans on Presley Thieneman, doubles teams for 4th-straight boys tennis state title," 19 Oct. 2019 In three weeks, Marconi fitted the custom scooter, which features a front-facing rear bucket seat and large tires designed for golf carts. Julia Sclafani, Daily Pilot, "Local police officers’ gift of custom scooter keeps boy with epilepsy cruising," 30 Sep. 2019 Bones no longer has to practice his crooning from a bucket seat. Los Angeles Times, "Meet the teenage old souls making dreamy Latinx pop, from their bedroom to yours," 14 Aug. 2019 The switchgear is pleasing to use, and the center console that comes with the bucket seat option is a Swiss army knife of storage options. Washington Post, "Edmunds compares 2019 Ford F-150 and Ram 1500," 7 Aug. 2019 Clear, single-bud vases line the white walls, and there are plenty of wood tables and clear bucket seats. Jackie Burrell, The Mercury News, "6 best new, eclectic Bay Area coffee houses," 8 June 2019 The M135i gets its own unique styling, too, with much more aggressive bumpers, bigger wheels, dual exhaust, and sportier bucket seats. Daniel Golson, Car and Driver, "The New BMW 1-Series Is a FWD-Based Hot Hatchback with 302 HP," 28 May 2019 The next-level Luxury trim adds leather seating and heated, power-adjustable front bucket seats with memory settings. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, "2018 Infiniti QX30," 16 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of bucket seat

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bucket seat was in 1908

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5 Dec 2019

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“Bucket seat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bucket%20seat. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of bucket seat

: a low, separate seat for one person in a car or other vehicle

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