cab·driv·er | \ˈkab-ˌdrī-vər \

Definition of cabdriver 

: a driver of a cab

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Her father was a cabdriver, and her mother sold women’s clothing. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, "Connie Kurtz, Gay Rights Advocate, Dies at 81," 1 June 2018 Talley’s dad was a cabdriver who, Talley says, was more fond of a childhood friend, while his mother seemed to be embarrassed by his very existence. Elizabeth Wellington,, "Black fashion superhero André Leon Talley finally gets his due in new documentary," 6 June 2018 The cabdriver who flagged down officers testified at Davis' first trial that Davis didn't look like the man who tried to rob him. Jessica Anderson,, "Judge declares mistrial Thursday in third Keith Davis Jr. trial," 21 June 2018 Angry taxi drivers gathered outside City Hall on Tuesday to call for tighter regulation of ride-hailing services like Uber following the suicide of five cabdrivers in as many months. Paul Berger, WSJ, "New York City Taxi Drivers Rally for Limits on Uber," 29 May 2018 Her father was a cabdriver, and her mother sold women’s clothing. Neil Genzlinger,, "Connie Kurtz, 81, gay rights advocate," 2 June 2018 Her father found work in town as a longshoreman and as a cabdriver, and her mother was a barmaid at Dooky Chase, the celebrated New Orleans restaurant that was a frequent meeting place for local and national civil rights leaders. Mike Scott,, "She sat down, but this New Orleans woman wasn't about to shut up," 8 May 2018 Such a test could have been useful in the case of David Butler, an English cabdriver. Katie Worth, WIRED, "Framed for Murder By His Own DNA," 19 Apr. 2018 Hannusch also remembers local cabdrivers hanging out at the Schwegmann's bar -- which really doesn't seem like a good idea. Mike Scott,, "Cheers to Schwegmann's: Readers remember the Shopper's Bar," 11 Apr. 2018

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1825, in the meaning defined above

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: a person who drives a taxi

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