from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who drives a taxicab for hire.

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  • n. One who drives a taxi for a living.
  • n. One who drives a carriage for a living.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who drives a taxi for a living


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  • Believing that my wallet was gone forever, I started calling my bank and credit card companies, but the front desk clerk called my room, saying, “A cabdriver is in the lobby with your wallet.”

    A wayward wallet returns

  • And I noticed his hands were really sweaty,'' recalled the cabdriver who had seen all types. Top Stories

  • Well, if the cabdriver is the Riverman, he’s been doing it for a number of years, and so it’s quite clear that he’s pretty good at it if he’s been doing it for that length of time.

    The Riverman

  • During the entire ride to West Philadelphia, the cabdriver tuned into different radio bands trying to find out what happened, speculating about the nature of mankind and crime and delivering his take on life as he knew it.

    Surrender the Dark

  • An ordinary cabdriver, a West Cumbrian Homer Simpson, who in fact had worked at and been fired from the Calder Hall reactor, one morning got up and shot his twin brother, his lawyer, and killed twelve people before shooting himself.

    How the End Begins

  • Except for a shouting match with a Vietnamese cabdriver who tried to steal their luggage, there were few tense moments.

    'The Lost Girls' of New York learn to embrace the journey

  • “How much do you think this cell phone is worth?” the cabdriver asks Uriel and me, passing the device over his shoulder.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • The grandfatherly cabdriver might be in on an express kidnapping ring, which is likely a branch of a cartel anyway.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Michael leaned forward and whispered something to our cabdriver, then handed him a few folded bills.

    Skipping a Beat

  • The cabbie says that in all his years as a cabdriver, sex with a fare has happened to him only a few times.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City


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