Definition of seat–of–the–pants
: employing or based on personal experience, judgment, and effort rather than technological aids or formal theory <seat–of–the–pants navigation> <a seat–of–the–pants decision>
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SEAT–OF–THE–PANTS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seat–of–the–pants for English Language Learners
: done or made by using your own judgment and feelings without planning, preparation, or help from others
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