Also found in: Thesaurus.


One who drives a taxicab for hire.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


a taxi driver
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈkæbˌdraɪ vər)

a driver of a cab.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
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. I was perfectly bewildered.
Lastly, supposing one man wished to dog another through London, what better means could he adopt than to turn cabdriver. All these considerations led me to the irresistible conclusion that Jefferson Hope was to be found among the jarveys of the Metropolis.
Guzman fled, but a cabdriver and a neighbor witnessed the stabbing and identified Guzman as the attacker.
The holiday was so lonely for Edgar the cabdriver until a lost hamster appears in his cab.
This German work tells the story of a young cabdriver, who drags herself into the brightly lit entrance of a run-down police station.
The first person in Azerbaijan to ask me any questions was my cabdriver: What you doing here?
Foreign Ministry of Kyrgyzstan commented on reports about the detention of a cabdriver from Kyrgyzstan in Chicago for sexual assault of passenger.
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.
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.
Whatever I said to the cabdriver (my address?) he understood to mean
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. He wrote to Eleanor Roosevelt, asking for assistance, and obtained a college scholarship.