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chauffeur

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noun chauf·feur \ˈshō-fər, shō-ˈ\

Simple Definition of chauffeur

  • : a person whose job is to drive people around in a car

Full Definition of chauffeur

  1. :  a person employed to drive a motor vehicle

Origin of chauffeur

French, literally, stoker, from chauffer to heat, from Old French chaufer — more at chafe


First Known Use: 1899


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chauffeur

verb chauf·feur

Simple Definition of chauffeur

  • : to drive (someone) around in a car as a job : to work as a chauffeur

  • : to drive (someone) in a car to a certain place

Full Definition of chauffeur

chauf·feuredchauf·feur·ing play \ˈshō-f(ə-)riŋ, shō-ˈfər-iŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to do the work of a chauffeur

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to transport in the manner of a chauffeur <chauffeurs the children to school>

  5. 2 :  to operate (as an automobile) as chauffeur

Examples of chauffeur

  1. He chauffeurs for a millionaire.

  2. She was chauffeured to the airport.

  3. He chauffeured his client to the hotel.



1917

First Known Use of chauffeur

1917


CHAUFFEUR Defined for Kids

chauffeur

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noun chauf·feur \ˈshō-fər, shō-ˈfər\

Definition of chauffeur

  1. :  a person hired to drive people around in a car





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