rumble seat

noun

Definition of rumble seat 

: a folding seat in the back of an automobile (such as a coupe or roadster) not covered by the top

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1897, in the meaning defined above

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rumble seat

noun

English Language Learners Definition of rumble seat

: a seat in the back of a car that folds down and is not covered by the top

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