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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kab-ee]
    • /ˈkæb i/
    • /ˈkæb.i/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kab-ee]
    • /ˈkæb i/

Definitions of cabbie word

  • countable noun cabbie A cabbie is a person who drives a taxi. 3
  • noun cabbie a cab driver 3
  • noun plural cabbie a cabdriver. 1
  • noun cabbie A taxicab driver. 1
  • noun cabbie A cabdriver, someone who drives a taxi. 0

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Origin of cabbie

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
First recorded in 1855-60; cab(driver) + -y2

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Cabbie


cabbie popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 70% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

cabbie usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for cabbie

noun cabbie

  • operator — a person who operates a machine, apparatus, or the like: a telegraph operator.
  • jockey — a person who rides horses professionally in races.
  • motorist — a person who drives or travels in a privately owned automobile.
  • trainer — a person or thing that trains.
  • whip — to beat with a strap, lash, rod, or the like, especially by way of punishment or chastisement; flog; thrash: Criminals used to be whipped for minor offenses.

Antonyms for cabbie

noun cabbie

  • passenger — a person who is traveling in an automobile, bus, train, airplane, or other conveyance, especially one who is not the driver, pilot, or the like.

Top questions with cabbie

  • what is a cabbie?
  • how much to tip a cabbie?
  • how much to tip cabbie?

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