bucket seat

noun

Definition of bucket seat

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

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The ride was comfortable, although not overly cushy, and our cloth front bucket seats were comfortable even for a medium-long highway jaunt. G. Chambers Williams Iii, star-telegram, "C-HR brings small crossover entry to Toyota lineup, starting at $22,500 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 28 Apr. 2018 The dashboard of the Bergspyder has been totally redesigned relative to a normal Boxster, using gauges and other elements from the 918 Spyder; the bucket seats were taken from the 918, as well. Daniel Golson, Car and Driver, "The Porsche Boxster Bergspyder Is an Awesome One-Seater That Was Almost Built for Real," 3 June 2019 The interior is charcoal with red accents, and there are unique bolstered front bucket seats with NISMO logos. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "Nissan's sport sedan Sentra NISMO returns for 2018 with extra features," 23 Feb. 2018 The interior is charcoal with red accents, and there are unique bolstered front bucket seats with NISMO logos. G. Chambers Williams Iii, star-telegram, "Nissan’s Sentra NISMO sport sedan returns for 2018 with extra features | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 20 Jan. 2018 Not an actual bucket seat, but an overturned bucket being used by the driver as a seat. Gary Gastelu, Fox News, "Police seize car with 'bucket' seat," 16 July 2018 There is a three-person bench seat in the third row, and dual bucket seats in the front. star-telegram, "Infiniti QX80 full-size luxury SUV brings elegance, technology to the family hauler," 30 June 2018 Inside, the heated leather front bucket seats were quite comfortable, with power adjustments for driver and passenger. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "2018 Suburban: SUVs looks great with Z71 Midnight Edition package," 30 Apr. 2018 Inside, the Limited Premium has leather front bucket seats with eight-way power adjustment for the driver and four-way for the front passenger. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "Toyota Sienna gets some upgrades for 2018, including new front end," 7 July 2018

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First Known Use of bucket seat

1908, in the meaning defined above

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bucket seat

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bucket seat

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

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