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designated driver

a person who abstains from alcoholic beverages at a gathering in order to be fit to drive companions home safely. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • If you go, you will want to consider a designated driver.
  • She was the designated driver of a car full of rowdy friends.
  • designated driver tickets are available for those who do wish to drive.
  • Visitors can enjoy carriage and wagon rides with a designated driver.
  • Choose a designated driver from your group of friends, take the bus or hire a taxi to shuttle you to and from the club.
  • The easiest way to travel is to have a designated driver who can bring everyone from tasting room to tasting room.
  • Although having a designated driver might be a good idea.
  • Select a designated driver ahead of time, who will stay sober.
  • Make sure each group of guests has a designated driver.
  • Therefore, be sure to find safe rides home via taxi or designated driver.
British Dictionary definitions for designated driver

designated driver

a person who volunteers not to drink alcohol on a social occasion, so that he or she can safely drive other people who have been drinking
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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