Definition of designated driver in English:

designated driver

Syllabification: des·ig·nat·ed driv·er
Pronunciation: /ˌdeziɡnādəd ˈdrīvər


A member of a group who abstains from alcohol in order to drive the others safely.
More example sentences
  • The drinkers must agree to support the designated driver in abstaining from alcohol.
  • We are saying do not drink and drive, get a designated driver or sleep it off.
  • Save the extra driver cost by choosing a designated driver.

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