window seat


noun

a seat built beneath the sill of a recessed or other window.
a bench having two arms and no back.

Nearby words

  1. window box,
  2. window dresser,
  3. window dressing,
  4. window envelope,
  5. window sash,
  6. window shade,
  7. window shopping,
  8. window tax,
  9. window-dresser,
  10. window-dressing

Origin of window seat

First recorded in 1745–55

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British Dictionary definitions for window seat

window seat

noun

a seat below a window, esp in a bay window
a seat beside a window in a bus, train, etc
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