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bucket seat

  1. an individual seat with a rounded or contoured back, as in some automobiles and airplanes, often made to fold forward.
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Origin of bucket seat

First recorded in 1905–10
Also called bucket.
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Examples from the Web for bucket seat

Historical Examples of 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

bucket seat

  1. a seat in a car, aircraft, etc, having curved sides that partially enclose and support the body
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