window seat


Definition of window seat

1 : a seat built into a window recess
2 : a seat next to a window (as in a bus or airplane)

Examples of window seat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The connection wasn't just clear to the man in the window seat. Francesca Street, CNN, 9 May 2022 Champagne settled into his window seat with boyish enthusiasm, snapping pictures of desert mountains during the descent into Arizona. Globe Staff,, 30 Apr. 2022 The expandable table, an old family piece, pulls up to the window seat. Hayley Francis, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Apr. 2022 Discover Winter pilot program included Latinos, Native Americans and immigrants from 23 African countries With layers of clothes stacked atop his thin frame, Ahmed Dahir slid into a window seat on the bus. Julie Jag, The Salt Lake Tribune, 31 Mar. 2022 On one side of the kitchen is a breakfast nook with a long window seat under large new windows facing out the front of the house. Caron Golden, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Feb. 2022 As Alfred and Earn take their seats on the plane, Earn is slitty-eyed at the window seat. Kate Aurthur, Variety, 21 Mar. 2022 Jamie is a chronic over-packer and firm advocate for the window seat. Travel + Leisure, 28 Feb. 2022 One example is the tourist flights that go over Peru's Nazca Lines -- most are operated on a 12-seat Cessna Grand Caravan, on which six people are lined along each side of the plane to guarantee everyone a window seat. Lilit Marcus, CNN, 2 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of window seat

1745, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of window seat was in 1745

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Last Updated

23 May 2022

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“Window seat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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