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window seat Syllabification: win·dow seat
Pronunciation: /ˈwindō sēt/

Definition of window seat in English:


1A seat below a window, especially one in a bay or alcove.
Example sentences
  • It had a huge wardrobe with mirror doors and a window with a padded window seat that looked out at the quiet tree-lined street below.
  • Leaning her head against the glass, Jaid sat on her window seat and looked out onto the quiet street below.
  • A lovely window seat has been built into one of the bay windows, and a pine floor has just been laid - the carpet was destroyed by our parties.
1.1A seat next to a window in an aircraft, train, or other vehicle.
Example sentences
  • The train was more crowded than I expected, so in order to get a window seat, I moved into the inoperative cafe car.
  • I found myself a good window seat and settled in for the ride.
  • On our final approach to O'Hare, I was sitting in the window seat and Walter was sitting next to me on the aisle.
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