by the seat of the pants

see seat of the pants.


Nearby words

  1. by the bye,
  2. by the day,
  3. by the dozen,
  4. by the numbers,
  5. by the same token,
  6. by the short hairs,
  7. by the skin of one's teeth,
  8. by the sweat of one's brow,
  9. by the way,
  10. by turns

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