Wondering about the definition of Sharon Stone jump seat? Keep reading to learn the meaning of this term, see some examples, and get a better understanding of this flight attendant slang term!
What is a Sharon Stone Jump Seat?
A Sharon Stone jump seat is flight attendant slang specifically for a jump seat that faces passengers in the aircraft cabin, usually at the very front of a plane or on the rear-facing side of a bulkhead wall.
The Sharon Stone Jump Seat term comes from the movie Basic Instinct, where the actress, Sharon Stone, crosses and uncrosses her legs. Jump seat is sometimes spelled as a single word, jumpseat.
Being a passenger with a seat directly opposite a flight attendant sitting in the Sharon Stone Jump Seat can be a bit disconcerting and awkward, both for the passenger and for the flight attendant.
More on the Sharon Stone Jump Seat
Here’s where this airline slang term comes from:
- Airline, Pilot, and Flight Attendant Lingo & Slang
- How I Became a Flight Attendant
- Plane Boarding Rules & Exiting Etiquette for Painless Flying
Click below to return to the travel glossary for more travel words and phrases and their definitions.