dashcam

noun dash·cam \ ˈdash-ˌkam \
variants: or less commonly dash cam or dashboard camera

Definition of dashcam

plural dashcams also dash cams or dashboard cameras
: a video camera mounted on the dashboard of a vehicle and used to continuously record activity through the vehicle's windshield
  • Typically, police dashcams are used to gather evidence during traffic stops.
  • —Janissa Delzo
  • The fight took place on the right side of the police car, out of view from the dash cam.
  • —Nathalie Baptiste

First Known Use of dashcam

1999

in the meaning defined above

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