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 ?
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.
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.