See also: Chauffeur
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ʃɒˈfɜː/, /ˈʃəʊfə/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ʃoʊˈfɝ/, /ˈʃoʊfɚ/
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- Homophone: shofar (some pronunciations of both words)
- Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)
chauffeur (plural chauffeurs)
- A person employed to drive a private motor car or a hired car of executive or luxury class (like a limousine).
- (firefighting) The driver of a fire truck.
- (both senses): driver
person employed to drive a motor car
fire truck driver
- (intransitive) To be, or act as, a chauffeur (driver of a motor car).
- (transitive) To transport (someone) in a motor vehicle.
transitive: to transport someone in a motor car
- driver (person who drives a motorized vehicle, such as a car or a bus; usually to transport others or in a professional capacity, often both)
- → Catalan: xofer, xòfer
- → Czech: šofér
- → Danish: chauffør
- → Dutch: chauffeur
- → English: chauffeur
- ⇒ Esperanto: ŝoforo
- → German: Chauffeur
- → Moroccan Arabic: شيفور
- → Norwegian: sjåfør
- → Persian: شوفر (šufer)
- → Polish: szofer
- → Portuguese: chofer, chauffeur
- → Romanian: șofer
- → Russian: шофёр (šofjór)
- → Serbo-Croatian: шо̀фе̄р m
- → Spanish: chofer
- → Swedish: chaufför
- → Thai: โชเฟอร์ (choo-fə̂ə)
- → Turkish: şoför
- “chauffeur”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
chauffeur m or f (plural chauffeurs or chauffeur)
- Alternative form of