Definition of dashcam in US English:



  • A video camera mounted on the dashboard or windshield of a vehicle and used to continuously record the view of the road, traffic, etc., through the windshield.

    ‘the incident was filmed on a dashcam by a driver waiting at the junction’
    as modifier ‘police have released dashcam footage from the officer's car’
    • ‘The incident was recorded on the officer's dashcam.’
    • ‘Some motorists have installed rear-facing dashcams too.’
    • ‘The citizenry have resorted to installing dashcams to record police corruption.’
    • ‘The dashcam clip filmed this Sunday shows a car overtaking a truck that has stopped on the inside lane.’
    • ‘The dashcam video captured the man on tape, running away from the camera.’