cabdriver

noun
cab·​driv·​er | \ ˈkab-ˌdrī-vər How to pronounce cabdriver (audio) \

Definition of cabdriver

: a driver of a cab

Examples of cabdriver in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Before the pandemic, Roberto Farías worked as an unlicensed cabdriver, seven days a week, taking home about fifteen dollars on a good day. Daniel Alarcón, The New Yorker, 7 Mar. 2022 In Corripio’s case, the 27-year-old, an off-duty cabdriver, allegedly drove the teen to rival gang territory, where Corripio got out and opened fire. Stephanie Casanova, chicagotribune.com, 13 Mar. 2022 Both parents were Haitian immigrants: His father, Andre, was a cabdriver, and his mother, Jean, worked as a housekeeper at a hospital. Washington Post, 22 Dec. 2021 Guzman, an off-duty cabdriver, picked up Corripio in his distinctive cab the afternoon of Jan. 22 and the two began to drive around, Murphy said. Megan Crepeau, chicagotribune.com, 27 Jan. 2022 Her father worked variously as an engineer and a cabdriver and expected Ivy to become a secretary. John Leland, New York Times, 4 Nov. 2021 His mother, Hilda (Strongwater) Klein, was a homemaker; his father, Sam, was a cabdriver. New York Times, 11 Nov. 2021 Under the agreement, Marblegate will reduce the amount that each cabdriver owes to $170,000, from an average of about $500,000 per driver. New York Times, 3 Nov. 2021 Gene Freidman, a cabdriver’s son who schemed his way to become the nation’s biggest taxi mogul and came to personify both the inflated ascent of the industry in New York City and its crushing financial collapse, died on Sunday in Manhattan. Sam Roberts, New York Times, 25 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of cabdriver

1825, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cabdriver was in 1825

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Last Updated

23 Apr 2022

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“Cabdriver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabdriver. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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