Definitions

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

  • n. A man who drives a taxicab.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The driver of a hackney cab.
  • n. The driver of a taxi.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The driver of a cab.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The driver of a cab.

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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Examples

  • His escape was simple and dignified; he called the cabman, who knew him well, and who knew, moreover, what was required of him; and the priest was snugly in bed, though perhaps exhausted with blood and pleasure, when the news of the murder followed him to his village.

    A Book of Scoundrels

  • It is strange, to say the least of it, that the cabman should be the only person to see or hear anything of him. '

    The Beetle

  • "Signorino, domani faremo uno giro," called the cabman, with engaging certainty.

    A Room with a View

  • "Yes, to get hold of the cabman is the principal thing," said Nevill, without any ring of confidence in his voice.

    The Golden Silence

  • This needless blurting out of confidences to a cabman was the one folly essential to a complete restoration of his wits.

    One Wonderful Night A Romance of New York

  • If he had remained with his trunks he would have seen that the cabman was the same one who had brought them and him from Craven Street, and he would have given any other address in London than the one he did.

    The Lost House

  • Happily the cabman was a kindly and compassionate spirit, and did his uttermost to help them, moving heaven and earth, in the way of policemen and small shopkeepers, until, by dint of much inquiry, he found

    The Lovels of Arden

  • My cabman has been the confidant of an amount of humor and apt quotations and clever sayings which you will never know, and which you will never guess.

    Modern Eloquence: Vol II, After-Dinner Speeches E-O

  • Robert, the journey to London, which had latterly seemed to her secretly - distressed anticipation like a sunken city -- a place of wonder with the waters over it -- all passed by smoothly; and then it became necessary to call a cabman, for whom, as he did her the service to lift her box, Rhoda felt a gracious respect, until a quarrel ensued between him and her uncle concerning sixpence; -- a poor sum, as she thought; but representing, as

    Rhoda Fleming — Volume 1

  • Robert, the journey to London, which had latterly seemed to her secretly-distressed anticipation like a sunken city -- a place of wonder with the waters over it -- all passed by smoothly; and then it became necessary to call a cabman, for whom, as he did her the service to lift her box, Rhoda felt a gracious respect, until a quarrel ensued between him and her uncle concerning sixpence; -- a poor sum, as she thought; but representing, as Anthony impressed upon her understanding during the conflict of hard words, a principle.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

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