cabbie


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cab·by

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

[cab + -y.]

cabbie

(ˈkæbɪ) or

cabby

n, pl -bies
informal a cab driver
Translations

cabbie

cabby [ˈkæbɪ] N [of taxi] → taxista mf (archaic) [of horse-drawn cab] → cochero m

cabbie

cabby [ˈkæbi] n (= taxi driver) → chauffeur m de taxi
References in classic literature ?
Pay the cabbie an' keep the change--I've got--hic--no head for business
Here we are," called the cabbie, and Jurgis awakened his companion.
He raised the hatch of his storm-tossed vessel and made the inquiry that cabbies do make in the park.
The Abu Dhabi Court of First Instance had sentenced each of the men to three years in jail after they were found guilty of robbing the cabbie and threatening to hurt him.
Recently, the LTFRB summoned taxi driver Rolando Camara on the strength of an online posting by a passenger who said the cabbie had demanded P50 on top of the metered fare, drove a circuitous route to pad the amount, and kept loudly complaining and mouthing offensive things to her and her two young nieces.
A POLICE patrol is hailed by a cabbie as an angry cyclist stages a sit-in on his taxi.
A psychiatrist cum counsellor checks the mental fitness of a cabbie to be on the road.
The he enters details like name, cab owner address, whether cabbie came to drop any woman or not, etc.
e police often appeal to cabbies to come forward with information after incidents in the city even when the cabbie is a witness and not a suspect, but all too often the police come across the cabbies' wall of silence.
FOUL-MOUTHED David Mellor yesterday finally said sorry for his four-letter tirade at a cabbie.
A CABBIE ABROAD (BBC Two, tonight, 9pm) LONDON cabbie Mason McQueen, pictured, has accepted the challenge to drive a taxi in three very different cities around the world and has to get to grips with a unique kind of cab in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh - the tuk tuk.
Official documents show the cabbie was caught with the pills in his taxi as he tried to sell some to an undercover police officer in Ajman.