Sunday driver

plural Sunday drivers

Definition of Sunday driver

: a person who drives slowly and leisurely or overcautiously … when I have the time and really want to enjoy the view, I go the other way, the back way. I drive country roads whenever I can. You can have all that craziness on the interstate. Sure, if you want to nit-pick, I'm a Sunday driver. Darn proud of it too!— Steve Kark Highway driving is not necessarily anxiety provoking (the occasional Sunday driver notwithstanding).— Theodore Modis … running the bases with the caution of a Sunday driver caught up in the Indy 500…— Hudson Bridges

First Known Use of Sunday driver

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Sunday driver.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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