Synonyms for motorist

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Within her, at that moment, was a desire like the motorist's for speed.

I recommend them to every motorist who may have to look for a place to land.

He held up both his arms, the signal of a motorist in distress.

"Hoity, toity," said the motorist, without any sign of shame.

I need a motorist for the Hawk, and I think you'd about fill the bill.

"I should work nights, too, at that rate," said the motorist.

Meantime the surface is enough in itself to make a motorist happy.

He was a keen sportsman and motorist, and was much interested in aviation.

But the motorist, of all travelers, can see larger outlines.

The motorist alone can perform the great deduction of travel.

WORD ORIGIN

"motor-car driver," 1896, from motor- + -ist. Earlier as a name for electric railway drivers (1889). Other early alternatives included motorneer.

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nounperson who engineers vehicle
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