glove compartment

noun

Definition of glove compartment 

: a small storage cabinet in the dashboard of an automobile

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The glove compartment and center console were found open and their contents sitting on the front passenger's side seat. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, "Flurry of vehicles broken into on Lincolnwood streets, driveways: Police," 9 Apr. 2018 Place the phone in a convenient location, like your purse or glove compartment. Kim Komando, USA TODAY, "9 clever ways to re-purpose your old cell phone," 29 May 2018 An officer allegedly found marijuana in an eyeglass case in the glove compartment of Figueroa’s vehicle. Kimberly Fornek, chicagotribune.com, "Western Springs police blotter: Nine teenagers charged with underage alcohol possession," 1 July 2018 Place the phone in a convenient location, like your purse or glove compartment. Kim Komando, USA TODAY, "9 clever ways to re-purpose your old cell phone," 29 May 2018 Place the phone in a convenient location, like your purse or glove compartment. Kim Komando, USA TODAY, "9 clever ways to re-purpose your old cell phone," 29 May 2018 Place the phone in a convenient location, like your purse or glove compartment. Kim Komando, Fox News, "9 clever ways to repurpose your old cell phone," 25 May 2018 Print out a cheat sheet of important numbers and store them in the glove compartment or in a wallet or bag. Steven Petrow, USA TODAY, "I was a GPS addict, so I tried driving without phone directions to reawaken my 'inner compass'," 22 May 2018 Police said the glove compartment and center consoles were found open. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, "Flurry of vehicles broken into on Lincolnwood streets, driveways: Police," 9 Apr. 2018

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1916, in the meaning defined above

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glove compartment

noun

English Language Learners Definition of glove compartment

: a small storage area in front of the front seat of a car, truck, etc.

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