cabdriver cabdriver  /ˈkæbd ˌraɪ vər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who drives a taxi for a living

Usage(s):

  1. The burly cabdriver worked long hours for a nonprofit group in Brooklyn that raised money for the rebels and recruited hundreds of young enthusiasts to join the fight.
  2. After about an hour, our cabdriver gave up, and Nahid and I set out on foot.
  3. Phillips, a former Boston cabdriver, didn't have any weapons to take on the pirates with, so he tried to trade himself for the pirate his crew had captured.

News

  1. Before Cabby Was Killed, His Dream Came True

    After moving to New York from Nigeria about a decade ago, Uro Ama Orji worked long hours as a cabdriver with the goal of bringing his five children to the United States.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. EMT arrested for assaulting cabbie

    An EMT worker was arrested in midtown for assaulting a cabdriver early Thursday morning. Police said Vincent Johnson, 42, punched a 50-year-old cabdriver through an open car window while on the corner of Seventh Avenue and West 35th Street shortly before 1 a.m. Johnson was charged with assault 3.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: amNewYork

  3. Walnut Creek: Surveillance photo released of woman suspected in cab robbery

    Police on Wednesday released a surveillance picture of a woman suspected of robbing a cabdriver of his fares last week in Walnut Creek.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: San Jose Mercury News

Quotes

  1. "Rather than ignoring a dangerous situation, this New York City cabdriver acted quickly and courageously, helping to possibly save someone's life," said proud TLC Commissioner David Yassky. "He deserves our thanks."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: David Yassky Source: istockAnalyst.com (press release)

  2. "It's a very bright comedy adventure. In it I'm a cabdriver who's gotten hold of the Batmobile and converted it to a taxi cab - with air conditioning," West said. "I meet up with a young guy who's trying to be a superhero, played by an actor...
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Adam West Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "Dick fell in love with comics as a kid when he had scarlet fever and his cabdriver dad brought them home for him to read during his long recovery," Mr. Levitz wrote.
    on Apr 3, 2010 By: Paul Levitz Source: New York Times

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