in the driver's seat

Definition of in the driver's seat

  1. :  in a position in which one is able to control what happens When his boss went on vacation, he suddenly found himself in the driver's seat.

Word by Word Definitions

driverplay
  1. :  one that drives: such as

    :  coachman

    :  the operator of a motor vehicle

seatplay
  1. :  a special chair of one in eminence

    :  the status represented by it

    :  a chair, stool, or bench intended to be sat in or on

  1. :  to install in a seat of dignity or office

    :  to cause to sit or assist in finding a seat

    :  to provide seats for


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