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One who drives a taxicab for hire.


a taxi driver


(ˈkæbˌdraɪ vər)

a driver of a cab.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cabdriver - someone who drives a taxi for a livingcabdriver - someone who drives a taxi for a living
driver - the operator of a motor vehicle
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He stretched out his hand to the little wad of notes which Duson had left upon the table, but the cabdriver backed away.
There were two or three pictures of the forest at Fontainebleau and several of streets in Paris: my first feeling was that they might have been painted by a drunken cabdriver.
Lastly, supposing one man wished to dog another through London, what better means could he adopt than to turn cabdriver.
Foreign Ministry of Kyrgyzstan commented on reports about the detention of a cabdriver from Kyrgyzstan in Chicago for sexual assault of passenger.
It's always disappointing to ask a cabdriver for information and get a shrug in response," said Selloni, whose office plans to give the drivers regular updates on events taking place in Rome.
Authorities are investigating the death of a 54-year-old cabdriver who was robbed in Chicago and later found dead in the South suburbs.
Hawke discloses she worked as a bank teller, florist, NYC cabdriver, waitress and once, inadvertently, as a receptionist in a Sutton Place Brothel.
Despite not mentioning Crudup's name, there were speculations that the chapter, titled "Dear Cabdriver," was about her experience being left alone by the actor while she was pregnant.
Outside of this news-making accomplishment, her life was fascinating, from being expelled from college in part due to her outspoken anti-segregationist views, to working as a cabdriver, to becoming a restaurateur.
A cabdriver for four years now, Arcilla narrated in an interview on Sunday that one night, a customer whose fare reached P120 had told him to instead give back P300 as change for the P500 bill paid.
You planned it all and thought I wouldn't guess," Panahi's most persistent fare, a sweaty, corpulent DVD vendor called Omid, joshes after he recognizes the cabdriver and realizes that the conversation between the two previous occupants--a maybe mugger and a schoolteacher, who debate capital punishment in Iran--was scripted and performed rather than real or improvised.
He arrived in America as World War II engulfed Europe, a 16-year-old Austrian Jewish refugee who, with his mother, lost their last $20 to a swindling New York cabdriver.