motorist

Part of speech: noun

The manager of a motor; a chauffeur.

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Usage examples "motorist":

  1. A quick eye for ideas may actually make a writer slow in reaching his goal, just as a quick eye for landscapes might make a motorist slow in reaching Brighton. - "George Bernard Shaw", Gilbert K. Chesterton.
  2. But a glance at his watch made him forget the Barto incident in a heart- warming thrill of admiration- the joy of a skilled motorist recognizing kindred skill in another. - "The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush", Francis Lynde.
  3. Feargus, crawling from under the machine, ran to the middle of the road and waved his arms for the car to stop; but it did not even slow up, in spite of the etiquette which requires one motorist to help another, and Feargus had just time to leap out of the road as the great machine whizzed past. - "The Motor Maids by Rose, Shamrock and Thistle", Katherine Stokes.