Definitions for backseat driver

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

back′seat driv′er(n.)

  1. an automobile passenger who offers the driver unsolicited advice or criticism.

  2. any meddlesome person who offers unsolicited advice.

Origin of backseat driver:

1925–30

back′seat driv′ing(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. backseat driver(noun)

    a meddler who insists on giving unwanted advice

Wiktionary

  1. backseat driver(Noun)

    A passenger in a car who insists on giving the driver directions.

  2. backseat driver(Noun)

    By extension, anybody offering unsolicited or unwelcome advice.

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