Definition of designated driver in English:

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designated driver

Pronunciation: /ˌdɛsɪɡneɪtɪd ˈdrʌɪvə/


A person who abstains from alcohol at a social gathering so as to be fit to drive others home.
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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