Origin of autoist

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; auto-2 + -ist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for autoist

Historical Examples of autoist

  • I think the newspaper reporters did more harm than the autoist.

    Tom Slade's Double Dare

    Percy Keese Fitzhugh

  • For a dog under an autos wheels is a dangerous proposition, not only for the dog but for the autoist as well.

  • The autoist emptied his cigar-case into his hand and offered the cigars to Farr, who had just tugged on his coat.

    The Landloper

    Holman Day

  • "I'll wager fifty dollars I can beat you bad on this three-mile stretch," went on the autoist.

  • Why is an autoist whose machine has been completely wrecked like a reformed autoist?