an individual seat with a rounded or contoured back, as in some automobiles and airplanes, often made to fold forward.
Also called bucket.
Origin of bucket seat
First recorded in 1905–10
Words nearby bucket seat
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Example sentences from the Web for bucket seat
A bucket-seat cushion from the car served quite nicely as a pillow.The Auto Boys' Mystery|James A. Braden
British Dictionary definitions for bucket seat
a seat in a car, aircraft, etc, having curved sides that partially enclose and support the body
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