What does shotgun mean?

Front passenger seat

A term that refers to the front passenger seat of a vehicle, which often is more desirable than the back seats of the car; can be used to say you're "riding shotgun;" taken from when a shotgun-armed guard used to sit next to the driver on a stagecoach.


I call shotgun!
You always get shotgun...

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Updated August 1, 2014

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