drop seat


Definition of drop seat

1 : a hinged seat (as in a taxi) that may be dropped down
2 : a seat (as in an undergarment) that can be unbuttoned

Examples of drop seat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dining room chairs with drop seats are a pretty doable reupholstering project for beginners. Kelsey Ogletree, House Beautiful, "How to Reupholster Things Yourself—and When You Absolutely Shouldn't," 4 June 2019 For them, a president this far underwater in national polls is cause for concern, given that the party in control of the White House usually drops seats in midterm elections. Jason L. Riley, WSJ, "The President’s Base vs. the Republican Party," 18 July 2017

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First Known Use of drop seat

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Drop seat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop%20seat. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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