glove compartment

noun

Definition of glove compartment

: a small storage cabinet in the dashboard of an automobile

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Someone entered an unlocked car in the 1100 block of Westgate Street and ransacked the glove compartment between 12:45 p.m. and 8:35 p.m. June 10. Staff Report, chicagotribune.com, "Police: Chicago man, two juveniles charged in Oak Park armed robbery," 15 June 2018 The driver's side window of the BMW had also been opened and the glove compartment ransacked. Sara Cardine, latimes.com, "Crime Report: High-end handbag and vehicle thievery continues," 16 May 2018 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

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First Known Use of glove compartment

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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