motorist

[ moh-ter-ist ]
/ ˈmoʊ tər ɪst /

noun

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

QUIZZES

IS YOUR VOCABULARY AS STRONG AS A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT? TRY THIS QUIZ TO SEE!

It may seem like fun and games but this quiz that uses vocab from popular stories will determine how much you know.
Question 1 of 10
disgruntle

Origin of motorist

First recorded in 1895–1900; motor + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM motorist

non·mo·tor·ist, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for motorist

British Dictionary definitions for motorist

motorist
/ (ˈməʊtərɪst) /

noun

a driver of a car, esp when considered as a car-owner
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012