codriver

noun
co·​driv·​er | \ ˌkō-ˈdrī-vər How to pronounce codriver (audio) \
variants: or co-driver
plural codrivers or co-drivers

Definition of codriver

: a driver who rides with and provides assistance to another driver (as during a road rally) This was the very car British driver Stirling Moss took for a spin in the 1955 Mille Miglia. With his codriver consulting a long list of the race's every turn, Moss saw all of central Italy between dawn and dusk. Out of the corner of his eye, Moss followed his codriver's hand signals, enabling him to take tight corners in a blinding blur.— Bruce Watson

Other Words from codriver

codrive \ ˌkō-​ˈdrīv How to pronounce codrive (audio) \ or co-drive verb, transitive + intransitive codrove or co-drove; codriven or co-driven; codriving or co-driving
Lucas Luhr qualified a Porsche 911 GT3 R … and will co-drive with Dirk Muller. The New York Times

First Known Use of codriver

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Codriver.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/codrivers. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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