Synonyms and Antonyms of catbird seat
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.
advantage, better, bulge, drop, edge, high ground, inside track, jump, pull, stead, upper hand, vantage, whip hand
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, windfall
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
the center of public attention
- In the wake of the natural disaster, this obscure bureaucrat was suddenly and unexpectedly thrust into the catbird seat.