cabby


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cab·by

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

[cab + -y.]

cab•by

or cab•bie

(ˈkæb i)

n., pl. -bies.
a cabdriver.
[1855–60]
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
Translations

cabby

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

cabby

[ˈkæbɪ] n (fam) → tassista m/f
References in classic literature ?
It is not an extravagant theory that the cabby's singleness of purpose and concentrated view of life are the results of the hansom's peculiar construction.
"Here, cabby! look sharp, we are rather late; put on the steam, will you, and take us to the Victoria in time for the one o'clock train?
The cabby turned at him his enormous and inflamed countenance truculently.
I was standing in the yard when a ragged youngster asked if there was a cabby there called Jefferson Hope, and said that his cab was wanted by a gentleman at 221B, Baker Street.
"Drive back six years," I said to the cabby, "and stop at the Junior Old Fogies' Club."
Here he engaged a cabby to take him to the Russian's address.
He heard her cheerful "Good-night, cabby," as she ran up the steps and opened the door with a latchkey.