Definition of (sitting) in the catbird seatUS, informal
- The team was (sitting) in the catbird seat after winning 10 games in a row.
: the act of one that sits
: a single occasion of continuous sitting (as for a portrait or meal)
: a brooding over eggs for hatching
: that is setting
: occupying a judicial, legislative, or executive seat : being in office
: easily hit or played
: an American songbird (Dumetella carolinensis) that is dark gray in color with a black cap and reddish coverts under the tail and is related to the mockingbird
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