- a cabdriver.
Origin of cabby
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for cabbie
Part of doing business as a cabbie is trolling the streets for fares.Uber and Its Enemies
February 10, 2014
Librizzi has always struck me as an admirable man, rough-hewn as a New York cabbie.Red, Black, and Silver’ Just May Be Jackson Pollock’s Last Painting
January 18, 2014
The cabbie picked me up at Union Station one evening during the Obama-Clinton primary battle.The Sex Lives of Cab Drivers
June 7, 2012
His father was a cabbie; the family lived in public housing.Alexander McQueen's Haunting World
April 11, 2011
Now nearly everyone, from your cabbie to your masseur, can manage a few words in English.Gal With a Suitcase
November 27, 2009
On an impulse he ordered the cabbie to draw up to the curb and purchased a newspaper.The Mind Master
Arthur J. Burks
"Hey, that's a nice place," the cabbie said heartily, as they started off.
"The worst is nothing compared to those boys," the cabbie said.
"Because Shellenberger was State's attorney, after all," the cabbie said.
"Why, it is better than even that I still can," the cabbie said.
- informal a cab driver
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Word Origin and History for cabbie
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper