seat·​er ˈsē-tər How to pronounce seater (audio)
: one that seats
: one that has a specified number of seats
used in combination
a 2-seater jet

Examples of seater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The album was such a runaway success that when tickets were announced for an October 2022 show at the legendary Luna Park – a modest 8,400 seater – the event sold out in 10 minutes. Richard Villegas, Rolling Stone, 11 Apr. 2023 The 1,500 seater with metal bleachers, chain-link fences and a small hamburger hut for concession deviates from the norm of many Dallas-area high schools these days. Dallas News, 14 Dec. 2022 Eagle back-seaters are even free to stretch their feet fully forward beneath the front seats. Larry Griffin, Car and Driver, 11 Apr. 2023 Seven seaters will have a bench seat in the second row while six-seat versions will have two independent second row seats. Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN, 28 Mar. 2023 Travelers arrive on a seven-seater plane, then take an hour, 30-minute boat ride to the town of San Juan Bautista. Anne Olivia Bauso, Travel + Leisure, 25 Mar. 2023 The three-seater sofa has an aluminum frame with a woven design, offering a subtle yet luxe touch to any backyard. Jamie Weissman, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Oct. 2022 By 2030, the company plans to develop 50-seater airplanes with a 1,000 mile range. IEEE Spectrum, 14 Mar. 2023 The image shows the U2 spy plane flying just above the balloon with the pilot’s helmet seen in the foreground. U-2 spy planes are usually one-seater aircraft but the U-2 that was flying alongside the balloon was a two-seater trainer. Luis Martinez, ABC News, 22 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1693, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of seater was in 1693

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Cite this Entry

“Seater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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