Thesaurus

catbird seats

noun
plural of catbird seat

Synonyms & Antonyms of catbird seats

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 for catbird seats

Words Related to catbird seats

Near Antonyms for catbird seats

  • back burners
See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About catbird seats

Thesaurus Entries Near catbird seats

catbird seat

catbird seats

catboat

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Catbird seats.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/catbird%20seats. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!