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chauffeur definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a man paid to drive a privately owned car v
1: drive someone in a vehicle [syn: drive around, chauffeur]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: French, literally, stoker, from chauffer to heat, from Old French chaufer more at chafe Date: 1899 a person employed to drive a motor vehicle II. verb (chauffeured; chauffeuring) Date: 1917 intransitive verb to do the work of a chauffeur transitive verb 1. to transport in the manner of a chauffeur <chauffeurs the children to school> 2. to operate (as an automobile) as chauffeur

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. --n. (fem. chauffeuse) a person employed to drive a private or hired motor car. --v.tr. drive (a car or a person) as a chauffeur. Etymology: F, = stoker

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Chauffeur Chauf`feur", n. [F., lit., stoker.] 1. [pl.] (F. Hist.) Brigands in bands, who, about 1793, pillaged, burned, and killed in parts of France; -- so called because they used to burn the feet of their victims to extort money. 2. One who manages the running of an automobile; esp., the paid operator of a motor vehicle.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(chauffeurs, chauffeuring, chauffeured) 1. The chauffeur of a rich or important person is the man or woman who is employed to look after their car and drive them around in it. N-COUNT 2. If you chauffeur someone somewhere, you drive them there in a car, usually as part of your job. It was certainly useful to have her there to chauffeur him around... Caroline had a chauffeured car waiting to take her to London. VERB: V n adv/prep, V-ed, also V n

Foolish Dictionary

A man who is smart enough to operate an automobile, but clever enough not to own one.

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