Definition of courtesy light in English:

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courtesy light

Pronunciation: /ˈkərdəsē līt/


A small light in a car, automatically switched on when one of the doors is opened.
Example sentences
  • Can you tell me why an automobile courtesy light that fades slowly makes you feel good?
  • The door was unlocked and the courtesy light revealed a passenger, waiting for him.
  • For example, if you open and close the boot before leaving the car, it might be that the courtesy light is sticking on.

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Syllabification: cour·te·sy light

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