driver's seat

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  1. the seat from which a vehicle is operated.
  2. a position of power, dominance, control, or superiority: After the election the Democrats were back in the driver's seat.

Origin of driver's seat

First recorded in 1920–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for driver's seat

command, control, head, helm, saddle, throne, wheel