The lead; a favorable position.
George Bush is in the catbird seat for now, but John Kerry is expected to give him a run for his money.
by Ansky1213 May 07, 2004
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When there is a person who is the position to play mind games with another.
Candy was in the cat-bitd seat when she got a dip on the side afterher man got caught wiht that hoe.
by Zo May 19, 2005
Tucked in between two rigs with ears on, one shaking trees, one raking leaves.
I was in the catbird seat all the way from Phoenix to Tulsa, hardly never got below 75.
by By Jove August 05, 2006