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catbird seat

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of catbird seat

  1. 1 the more favorable condition or position in a competition your fluency in French should put you in the catbird seat for getting the Paris posting Synonyms of catbird seat better, bulge, advantage, drop, edge, high ground, inside track, jump, pull, stead, upper hand, vantage, whip handWords Related to catbird seat allowance, head start, lead, leg up, margin, odds, start; ascendancy (also ascendency), command, dominance, mastery, predominance, superiority, supremacy, transcendence, transcendency; precedence, preference, prerogative, privilege, seniority; break, foothold, opportunity; benefit, blessing, boon, felicity, godsend, manna, windfallNear Antonyms of catbird seat detriment, stranglehold; disparity, imbalance, inequality, unevenness; disability, failing, impairment, shortcoming; bar, catch, check, clog, crimp, embarrassment, hindrance, hitch, hurdle, impediment, interference, let, manacle, obstacle, obstruction, rub, shackle, stop, trammel; lurch, setbackAntonyms of catbird seat disadvantage, drawback, handicap, liability, minus, penalty, strike

  2. 2 the center of public attention in the wake of the natural disaster, this obscure bureaucrat was suddenly and unexpectedly thrust into the catbird seat Synonyms of catbird seat center stage, limelight, spotlight, top billingWords Related to catbird seat front burner; attention, heed, noticeNear Antonyms of catbird seat back burner



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