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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 ?
He raised the hatch of his storm-tossed vessel and made the inquiry that cabbies do make in the park.
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.
In 2010 and 2011, three cabbies from Sharjah, Emirates and Citi cab firms returned around Dh500,000 as well as other valuables and important documents they found in their cabs.
The emirate's traffic police released statistics yesterday showing cabbies committed 44,507 offences last year - with speeding and jumping red lights among the most common.
LEARNING the layout of London's 25,000 streets changes the brain structures and memories of cabbies, researchers say.
Advertising firm Taxi Media have playfully branded 120 of the city's taxis to turn cabbies into cross dressers and passengers into mermaids.
COVENTRY'S cabbies are back at work today after calling off their nine-day strike.
LICENSING chiefs say they have no power to stop cabbies applying for badges with them but working elsewhere.
A HUDDERSFIELD man has been accused of robbing three Yorkshire cabbies at knifepoint.
Cabbies in the Highlands have been banned from wearing tracksuits, baseball caps and denim or football shirts in case they "cause offence".
Currently cabbies buying a new taxi can only choose the pounds 30,000-plus London Taxis International TX2.