seat·​er | \ ˈsē-tər How to pronounce seater (audio) \

Definition of seater

1 : one that seats
2 : one that has a specified number of seats used in combinationa 2-seater jet

Examples of seater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The couple, who live in Helotes and own a medical billing company, like being able to ride side-by-side in the Slingshot’s two-seater passenger compartment. Richard A. Marini,, "Born to be mild: Motorcycles that cater to comfort over speed popular for older adults who still love to ride," 20 Dec. 2019 That meant for the first time ever, Germany's 'Big Four' manufactures -- Mercedes, Porsche, BMW and Audi -- have cars racing in the same single-seater championship. Ben Morse, CNN, "Sam Bird wins first race of new Formula E season in Saudi Arabia," 22 Nov. 2019 Honda has pitched the Passport as a more rugged five-seater SUV than its other offerings. Scott Sturgis,, "2019 Honda Passport aims for a bit of ruggedness," 22 Nov. 2019 SoCal is home to some of the finest roads to enjoy in a topless two-seater. Sue Callaway, Los Angeles Times, "Driven: These rockstar sports cars are fast, furious — and affordable," 19 Sep. 2019 The four-seater will start at $150,000, the Turbo S jumping to $180,000. NBC News, "10 of the most powerful, expensive, exotic new cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show," 13 Sep. 2019 Forest Kirst, 62 now, was also seriously injured in the August 2014 crash of the Ryan Navion four-seater. Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, "Fairbanks pilot in fatal 2014 crash convicted of lying to federal investigators," 27 Nov. 2019 Other exotic high-horsepower two-seaters from brands like Lamborghini and Ferrari eschew common gear selector stalks in favor of buttons and steering wheel paddles. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, "Road tripping in a $3 million Bugatti," 5 Oct. 2019 The passenger, a 37-year-old from Brooklyn, was ejected from the two-seater Polaris Slingshot car and suffered severe head injuries, according to police. Catherine Rentz,, "Man sustains severe head injury after a ‘Batmobile’ traveling at a ‘high rate’ crashes into I-83 guardrail," 28 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of seater

1693, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of seater was in 1693

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31 Dec 2019

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“Seater.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of seater

: something (such as a vehicle) that has a specified number of seats

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