cabbie

Meaning: a taxi driver, a cab driver

For example:

  • I gave the cabbie a twenty-dollar bill and told him to keep the change.

  • No matter where he is in the world, Donald chats to cabbies to get an idea of what the local people are like.

Origin: from the word "cab", which is short for "taxicab"

Quick Quiz:

If you want to be a cabbie, you'll need to know how to

a. grow cabbages

b. sing in a cabaret

c. drive a car

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Contributor: Matt Errey