window seat
noun Date: circa 1745 1. a seat built into a window recess 2. a seat next to a window (as in a bus or airplane)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Window seat — Window Win dow, n. [OE. windowe, windoge, Icel. vindauga window, properly, wind eye; akin to Dan. vindue. ????. See {Wind}, n., and {Eye}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An opening in the wall of a building for the admission of light and air, usually closed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • window seat — window seats 1) N COUNT A window seat is a seat which is fixed to the wall underneath a window in a room. 2) N COUNT On a train, bus, or aeroplane, a window seat is a seat next to a window …   English dictionary

  • window seat — window .seat n 1.) a seat next to the window on a bus, plane etc 2.) a seat directly below a window …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • window seat — window ,seat noun count 1. ) a seat that is next to a window on an airplane, train, or bus 2. ) a seat under a window in a house …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • window seat — ► NOUN 1) a seat below a window, especially one in a bay or alcove. 2) a seat next to a window in an aircraft or train …   English terms dictionary

  • window seat — n. 1. a seat built in beneath a window or windows and usually containing storage space 2. a seat near a window, as in an airplane …   English World dictionary

  • Window seat — A window seat is a miniature sofa without a back, intended to fill the recess of a window. In the latter part of the 18th century, when tall narrow sash windows were almost universal, the window seat was in high favor, and was no doubt in keeping …   Wikipedia

  • window seat — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms window seat : singular window seat plural window seats 1) a seat under a window in a house 2) a seat that is next to a window on a plane, train, or bus …   English dictionary

  • window-seat — noun A typically soft seat placed in a recess, for a window, in a wall, and filling the recess. So Michael sat all the afternoon on the window seat telling her everything that occurred in the Lane …   Wiktionary

  • window seat — seat built into a window frame …   English contemporary dictionary

  • window seat — noun a bench or similar seat built into a window recess • Hypernyms: ↑bench * * * noun, pl ⋯ seats [count] 1 : a seat that is built or placed below a window 2 : the seat that is closest to the window on a plane, train, bus, etc …   Useful english dictionary

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