Meaning of “motorist” in the English Dictionary

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"motorist" in British English

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motoristnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈməʊ.tər.ɪst/ us /ˈmoʊ.t̬ɚ.ɪst/

B2 a person who drives a car

Examples

  • A passing motorist stopped and gave her a lift to the nearby town.
  • Earlier today a man was arrested for attacking a motorist in a road rage incident.
  • The policeman smiled benignly at the motorist.

(Definition of “motorist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"motorist" in American English

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motoristnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmoʊ·t̬ər·ɪst/

someone who drives a car or other road vehicle

(Definition of “motorist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)