Definition of rumble seat in English:

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rumble seat

Pronunciation: /ˈrəmbəl ˌsēt/


North American
An uncovered folding seat in the rear of an automobile.
Example sentences
  • In one scene, Buster is forced to accept a ride from his rival, and he has to sit in the open rumble seat while Sally sits with the rival in the front.
  • In summer on nice days, I was allowed to ride in the car's rumble seat.
  • At the auto auction today there was a 1969 Mustang with a rumble seat which supposedly was a rare pseudo-factory option.

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Syllabification: rum·ble seat

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