motorist

[ moh-ter-ist ]
/ ˈmoʊ tər ɪst /

noun

a person who drives or travels in a privately owned automobile.

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Origin of motorist

First recorded in 1895–1900; motor + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM motorist

non·mo·tor·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for motorist

motorist
/ (ˈməʊtərɪst) /

noun

a driver of a car, esp when considered as a car-owner
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