designated driver

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designated driver (plural designated drivers)

  1. An individual who avoids drinking alcohol at a social engagement for the purpose of driving their companions home.
    Synonym: DD
    • 2020 February 27, Peter Jakubowicz, “The Drunk Men I Drive Around Every Night”, in Slate Magazine[1]:
      I’m his Lyft driver, or, as I have come to think of it, his designated driver on demand.