While Aziz campaigned for prime minister, a suicide bomber blew himself up in the car next to his, killing his chauffeur.
Cain was born in Tennessee; his mother was a cleaning woman, and his father was a chauffeur and janitor.
He had no chauffeur qualification to drive the Mercedes that the Fayeds pressed into service at the back of the Ritz.
The apartment was given to the chauffeur of Lavrenti Beria, the head of the NKVD.
It just shocked me, I swear I would have a chauffeur if I could ever afford one.
He's a gentleman by birth, you know, and a chauffeur by profession.
You will not speak to the chauffeur and he will not speak to you.
At a little unpainted railroad station, the investigator broke in on Pendleton's thoughts by calling on the chauffeur to stop.
The chauffeur threw the little cab up the steep turn with a rush.
Whatever goes wrong with the car is always the chauffeur's fault.
1896, originally "a motorist," from French chauffeur, literally "stoker," operator of a steam engine, French nickname for early motorists, from chauffer "to heat," from Old French chaufer "to heat, warm up; to become hot" (see chafe). The first motor-cars were steam-driven. Sense of "professional or paid driver of a private motor car" is from 1902.
The '95 Duryea wagon, which won the Chicago contest Fall, was exhibited at the Detroit Horse Show last week. Charles B. King, treasurer of the American Motor League, acted as "chauffeur," as the French say. ["The Horseless Age," April 1896]
1902, from chauffeur (n.). Related: Chauffeured; chauffeuring.