One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A narrow, elongated bicycle seat that curves up toward the rear.
- ‘Mine was midnight blue with a banana seat and a three-speed gearshift.’
- ‘He was thirty-two years old and owned a bike with a banana seat and training wheels.’
- ‘Things near and dear to my youth are fading into mere memories; drive-in movies, banana seats on bicycles and travel agents.’
- ‘The banana seat, the cab-over-engine truck, and the fabulous pursuit plane were all designed by one of last century's preeminent designers, Viktor Schreckengost.’
- ‘Yep, I had a banana seat bike.’
- ‘It's tragic considering that many in the developing world would be popping joyous wheelies if given the chance to getting their butt on your banana seat.’
- ‘He had a banana seat on his bike but his bike was not adorned with ‘spokie dokies ‘as he thought they were ‘geeky‘.’
- ‘With her basket on the front, streamers on the handlebars, caps in the spokes, banana seat, pegs on the back tire and her trademark horn, I truly loved her.’
- ‘I lost my bike-theft victim virginity at age nine, when I disembarked the banana seat and dropped my Schwinn down at 227 Westminster, never to see it again.’
- ‘From my banana seat bicycle, I always wondered what life was like on the other side of the boulevard.’
- ‘While occasionally forced in their performances, you can tell these ladies know their way around a banana seat.’
- ‘If the last bike you bought came with a banana seat, you should know that much has changed in the world of bicycle manufacturing.’
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