cabby

or cab·bie

[ kab-ee ]
/ ˈkæb i /

noun, plural cab·bies. Informal.

Origin of cabby

First recorded in 1855–60; cab(driver) + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for cabbie

cabbie

cabby

/ (ˈkæbɪ) /

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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