cabman


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cab·man

 (kăb′mən)
n.
A man who drives a taxicab.

cabman

(ˈkæbmən)
n, pl -men
(Automotive Engineering) the driver of a cab

cab•driv•er

(ˈkæbˌdraɪ vər)

n.
a driver of a cab.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cabman - someone who drives a taxi for a livingcabman - someone who drives a taxi for a living
driver - the operator of a motor vehicle
Translations

cabman

[ˈkæbmən] N (cabmen (pl))
1. (= taxi driver) → taxista m
2. (archaic) [of horse-drawn cab] → cochero m

cabman

[ˈkæbmən] n (-men (pl)) → tassista m/f
References in classic literature ?
The cabman had descended, and the passengers within were handing out the articles which they desired him to carry up to the house.
The passionate expostulations of the big-faced cabman seemed to be squeezed out of a blocked throat.
He was busily engaged at it when the cabman entered the room.
Well, I've had a good day and no mistake," said the cabman with a grin.
replied the cabman, 'what did he want my number for?
Briggs would give you a sovereign every Sunday morning, I would not have you a seven-days' cabman again.
Signorino, domani faremo uno giro," called the cabman, with engaging certainty.
said the cabman, who had descended from his perch, and was slapping his chest, for the night was bitter.
At Thirty-fourth Street young Richard quickly thrust up the trap and ordered the cabman to stop.
Huxtable's address in the country, and heard her order the cabman to drive to the Great Northern terminus.
Passepartout jumped off the box and followed his master, who, after paying the cabman, was about to enter the station, when a poor beggar-woman, with a child in her arms, her naked feet smeared with mud, her head covered with a wretched bonnet, from which hung a tattered feather, and her shoulders shrouded in a ragged shawl, approached, and mournfully asked for alms.
She had taken a cab and driven home by a side street and the cabman had told her that the people were breaking open the barrels at the drink store, having received orders to do so.