Definition of courtesy light in English:

Share this entry

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.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.