motorist

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noun mo·tor·ist \ ˈmō-tə-rist \

Definition of motorist

:a person who travels by automobile

Examples of motorist in a Sentence

  1. When our car broke down, we were helped by a passing motorist.

  2. environmental organizations suggest that motorists get together and carpool to avoid adding to pollution levels

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First Known Use of motorist

1896

motorist Synonyms

Synonyms
automobilist, driver, wheelman
Antonyms
nondriver
Related Words
operator; codriver; chauffeur; carpooler

MOTORIST Defined for English Language Learners

motorist

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Definition of motorist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who drives a car


MOTORIST Defined for Kids

motorist

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noun mo·tor·ist \ ˈmō-tə-rist \

Definition of motorist for Students

:a person who travels by automobile


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