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designated driver

noun

Simple Definition of designated driver

  • : a person who agrees not to drink alcohol on a particular occasion so that he or she will be able to safely drive around other people who will be drinking alcohol

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of designated driver

  1. :  a person chosen to abstain from intoxicants (as alcohol) so as to transport others safely who are not abstaining

1982

First Known Use of designated driver

1982


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