[ drahy-ver-lis ]

    • not having a human driver in control: The horse became startled and the now driverless horse-drawn carriage ran into a car.

    • without a human operator: driverless machinery.

  1. (of a vehicle) navigated and maneuvered by a computer without a need for human control or intervention under a range of driving situations and conditions: a driverless car.

Origin of driverless

First recorded in 1840–1850

Words Nearby driverless Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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