- The definition of a chauffeur is a person who drives others.
An example of a chauffeur is a limousine driver.
- To chauffeur is defined as to provide transportation to another person.
An example of to chauffeur is to drive a young couple to the movies because they are too young to have driver's licenses.
A chauffeur opening a car door.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: French literally , stoker (operator of a steam-driven car) ; from chauffer, to heat: see chafe
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- To serve as a driver for (another).
- To transport in (a motor vehicle); drive: chauffeured the guests around town.
Origin: French, stoker, from chauffer, to heat, stoke, from Old French chaufer; see chafe.