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

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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 Laramie trim has leather everything, including black bucket seats ($1,400) with silver stitching that was subtle but sharp. Robert Duffer, chicagotribune.com, "2019 Ram 1500 is the pickup truck for winning arguments," 2 July 2018 The front bucket seats were comfy even on long highway drives, with plenty of headroom for tall passengers. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "Chevrolet Equinox turbo-diesel joins lineup," 19 May 2018 Front bucket seats were of Nissan’s special Zero Gravity design, for extra comfort on long road trips. Emma Jayne Williams, star-telegram, "Nissan Rogue proves to be a popular compact crossover for US consumers | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 5 May 2018 But my tester came with power second-row bucket seats ($795), which replaced the second-row bench seat, and cut the passenger capacity to seven. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "2018 Suburban: SUVs looks great with Z71 Midnight Edition package," 30 Apr. 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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English Language Learners Definition of bucket seat

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

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