Definition of rearview mirror in English:

rearview mirror

Syllabification: rear·view mir·ror
Pronunciation: /ˌrirˌvyo͞o ˈmirər


  • A small angled mirror fixed inside the windshield of a motor vehicle, enabling the driver to see the vehicle or road behind.
    More example sentences
    • With a glance in the rear-view, the driver pulled onto the road and picked up speed.
    • After five minutes or so, I checked my rear-view and saw that the road behind was clear.
    • But I guess he was watching for it and leaned on his brakes - in the rear-view, I could see Merlin's rig shimmying behind us both as I rolled to a stop and he swung around me.

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