- a person who drives a car inexpertly, especially slowly or overcautiously, in the manner of one who drives infrequently.
Origin of Sunday driver
First recorded in 1915–20
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Related Words for sunday driverdilettante, tenderfoot, ham, beginner, novice, layperson, recruit, neophyte, hopeful, aspirant, learner, abecedarian, dabbler, apprentice, tyro, greenhorn, probationer, nonprofessional, smatterer
- informal a person who drives slowly, timorously, or unskilfully, as if used to driving only on Sundays when the roads are relatively quiet
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