cabman

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cab·man

 (kăb′mən)
n.
A man who drives a taxicab.

cabman

(ˈkæbmən)
n, pl -men
(Automotive Engineering) the driver of a cab

cab•driv•er

(ˈkæbˌdraɪ vər)

n.
a driver of a cab.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cabman - someone who drives a taxi for a livingcabman - someone who drives a taxi for a living
driver - the operator of a motor vehicle
Translations

cabman

[ˈkæbmən] N (cabmen (pl))
1. (= taxi driver) → taxista m
2. (archaic) [of horse-drawn cab] → cochero m

cabman

[ˈkæbmən] n (-men (pl)) → tassista m/f
References in classic literature ?
And that is as true for us cabmen as it is for the church-goers.
The Queen used to ask me about the English noble who was always quarrelling with the cabmen about their fares.
The Professor watched whilst I went downstairs with Quincey Morris, and sent one of the maids to pay off one of the cabmen who were waiting.
Then I saw some cabmen and others had walked boldly into the sand pits, and heard the clatter of hoofs and the gride of wheels.
She was sitting on the stone steps, a salt fish of some sort was in her hand; she was crying, wailing something about her luck and beating with the fish on the steps, and cabmen and drunken soldiers were crowding in the doorway taunting her.
Some cabmen also had halted at the spot, as well as a young girl, with a yet smaller girl who was dressed in rags and tatters.
The cabmen, too, who twice a week, on the night when the A.
Yet it all goes on: lawyers hurrying to their work, cabmen squabbling for their fares, little boys rolling their hoops, little girls throwing bread to the gulls, as if there weren't a Shakespeare in the world.
and the elm replied, "Not particularly, but you do get numb standing so long on one leg," and he flapped his arms vigorously just as the cabmen do before they drive off.