cabby

or cab·bie

[kab-ee]

noun, plural cab·bies. Informal.


Nearby words

  1. cabbagy,
  2. cabbala,
  3. cabbalistic,
  4. cabbie,
  5. cabble,
  6. cabdriver,
  7. cabe,
  8. cabeiri,
  9. cabell,
  10. caber

Origin of cabby

First recorded in 1855–60; cab(driver) + -y2

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British Dictionary definitions for cabbie

cabbie

cabby

noun plural -bies

informal a cab driver
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Word Origin and History for cabbie

cabbie

n.

also cabby, "cab-driver," 1859, from cab (n.) + -ie. Also cf. taxi (n.).

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