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English definition of “designated driver”

designated driver

noun [C]
someone in a group who avoids drinks containing alcohol while others are drinking and is then able to drive the others home safely from a social event
(Definition of designated driver from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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