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or cab·bie  (kăb′ē)
n. pl. cab·bies
A cabdriver.

[cab + -y.]


or cab•bie

(ˈkæb i)

n., pl. -bies.
a cabdriver.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cabby - someone who drives a taxi for a livingcabby - someone who drives a taxi for a living
driver - the operator of a motor vehicle


n (inf, of taxi) → Taxifahrer(in) m(f); (of horsedrawn vehicle)Kutscher(in) m(f)


[ˈkæbɪ] n (fam) → tassista m/f
References in classic literature ?
Here he engaged a cabby to take him to the Russian's address.
Whip your horse up, cabby, for we have only just time to catch our train.
Drive back six years," I said to the cabby, "and stop at the Junior Old Fogies' Club.
He heard her cheerful "Good-night, cabby," as she ran up the steps and opened the door with a latchkey.
The cabby, after shooting his things off the roof of his machine into young Powell's arms, drove away leaving him alone with his sea-chest, a sail cloth bag and a few parcels on the pavement about his feet.
In an instant he was out upon the curb, paying the cabby, and in another he was leading me across the street, away from the mansions.