Chauffeur meaning

shōfər, shō-fûr
The definition of a chauffeur is a person who drives others.

An example of a chauffeur is a limousine driver.

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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.

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One employed to drive a private automobile.
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To serve as a driver for (another).
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To transport in (a motor vehicle); drive.

Chauffeured the guests around town.

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To serve as a driver for another.
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A person hired to drive a private automobile for someone else.
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To act as chauffeur to (someone)
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A person employed to drive a private motor car or a hired car of executive or luxury class (like a limousine).
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(firefighting) The driver of a fire truck.
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(intransitive) To be, or act as, a chauffeur (driver of a motor car).
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To transport (someone) in a motor car.
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Origin of chauffeur

  • French stoker from chauffer to heat, stoke from Old French chaufer chafe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French chauffeur.

    From Wiktionary