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back-seat driver

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A passenger who constantly advises, corrects, or nags the driver of a motor vehicle.
  • noun A person who persists in giving unsolicited advice.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person sitting in the back-seat of a car issuing (unsolicited and usually unwanted) instructions to the driver.
  • noun figuratively An opinionated person who offers (unsolicited and often unwanted) advice on the best way to handle a situation.

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