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driver

noun
     
driv‧er S1 W2 [countable]
1BOTTC someone who drives a car, bus etc [↪ chauffeur]:
a taxi driver
Do you think you're a good driver?
2TD technical a piece of software that makes a computer work with another piece of equipment such as a printer or a mouse
3DSG a golf club with a wooden head

➔ back seat driver

at back seat (2)

; ➔ Sunday driver

at Sunday (3)
WORD FOCUS: car WORD FOCUS: car
big cars: limousine, people carrier British English, gas-guzzler AmE informal, estate car British English

small cars: compact American English, hatchback British English

other types of car: pickup, van, saloon British English/sedan American English, sports car, convertible, SUV American English, off-roader, four-wheel drive/4x4

where you park your car: garage, car park British English/parking lot American English, multi-storey car park British English, parking space, carport

someone who drives a car: driver, motorist, learner driver

someone who drives a rich or important person's car for them: chauffeur, driver


See also
car

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