An illustration of a bucket seat for an automobile.
a single contoured seat, often with a back that can be tipped forward, as in some sports cars
A single, usually low seat with a contoured back, typically used in some automobiles.
(plural bucket seats)
- A form-fitting seat for one passenger in automobiles, aircraft, and other such modes of transport.
Apparently French baquet, 'cockpit', from early twentieth century French aircraft.