cab·​driv·​er | \ˈkab-ˌdrī-vər \

Definition of cabdriver 

: a driver of a cab

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He was convicted in 1979 for the murder of two cabdrivers in Omaha. Paulina Dedaj, Fox News, "Nebraska uses fentanyl for first time in execution," 14 Aug. 2018 Juan Carlos Segarra, the owner of El Pequeño Restaurante, an Ecuadorean restaurant and bakery on Roosevelt Avenue, said his business is popular among local cabdrivers and people who travel by car from around Queens. Paul Berger, WSJ, "New York City Curbs Pilot Program That Cracks Down on Parking During Rush Hours," 13 Aug. 2018 With the defense discombobulated, Neymar abruptly did a U-turn into the box like a Russian cabdriver evading traffic and glided unfettered into the open space just in time to slide a cross from Willian across the goal line with his yellow cleat. Andrew Keh, New York Times, "Brazil’s Joy Is Mexico’s Heartbreak in World Cup Knockout," 4 July 2018 And also, there was no incentive for cabdrivers to provide any good service. Fox News, "Trumpism vs. socialism? DeSantis, Gillum face off in Florida," 29 Aug. 2018 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

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First Known Use of cabdriver

1825, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of cabdriver

: a person who drives a taxi

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