seat-of-the-pants(redirected from Seat of the Pants)
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1. Done without a clear plan or direction. I know my parents think that dropping out of college was a seat-of-the-pants decision, but I just signed with a record label and am launching my singing career!
2. Done without relying on instruments for help or instruction. Once that computer malfunctioned, the pilot had to make a seat-of-the-pants landing.