- a cabdriver.
Origin of cabby
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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
"The worst is nothing compared to those boys," the cabbie said.
"Hey, that's a nice place," the cabbie said heartily, as they started off.
"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
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Word Origin and History for cabbie
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