motorist

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

motor +‎ -ist

NounEdit

motorist (plural motorists)

  1. One who drives a motor vehicle.
    Synonyms: driver, (dated) autoist
    • 1926, C. E. M. Joad, The Babbitt Warren, London: Trubner & Co, page 13:
      Moreover, the motorist, even if the speed at which he travelled enabled him to appreciate what he saw, does not see the country at all. What he does see is a tarred road, a couple of blackened or dust-covered hedges, and a stream of other motorists.

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Russian мотори́ст (motoríst) and French motoriste.

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NounEdit

motorist m (plural motoriști, feminine equivalent motoristă)

  1. (rare) auto mechanic, motor mechanic

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