An obsolete kind of signalling device on the side of a motor vehicle, having the form of a small illuminated pointer which could be extended to indicate a change of direction.
More example sentences
- Air vents in dash board and trafficator on steering column distinguish interior from earlier model.
- Nowadays many early cars have had their old trafficators removed and replaced with more modern indicators.
- The semaphore arms, or trafficators, disappeared as the new winkers were gradually fitted to the fleet.