from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal The passenger seat next to the driver of an automotive vehicle.
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- n. the car seat beside the driver of an automobile; believed to be the most dangerous place to sit in a car in case of an accident
Australian, so called because this seat is said to be the most dangerous one in the event of an accident.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)