engine drivernoun [ C ]uk /ˈen.dʒɪn ˌdraɪ.vər/ us /ˈen.dʒɪn ˌdraɪ.vɚ/ UK US usually engineer
Examples from literature
- But, tell me, were there no women in your day who were machinists, farmers, engineers, carpenters, iron workers, builders, engine drivers, or members of the other great crafts?
- She was talking in a low voice to the engine driver and stoker of our train.
- The engine driver stands on the right-hand side, in the middle of the motor, where he has command of all the appliances for regulating the movements of the engine as well as of the brake.
- The engineer had become tired of the boastful talk he heard from the other engine drivers at his boarding-house.
- They met about half-way, and the engine driver, whose career had not taught him a proper reverence for red tabs, blew his whistle and carried on.