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Definition of "chauffeur" []

  • One employed to drive a private automobile. (noun)
  • To serve as a driver for (another). (verb-transitive)
  • To transport in (a motor vehicle); drive: chauffeured the guests around town. (verb-transitive)
  • To serve as a driver for another. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chauffeur" in a sentence
  • "In the front seats sit hired drivers nobody uses the term chauffeur anymore."
  • "Rival bloggers at the Republican think tanks around town will soon be commuting work in chauffeur limos, while Matt is struggling to make payments on his bicycle."
  • "They aren't the bureaucrats who go to work on the Metro but rather the men and women who go to work in chauffeur-driven limousines, jet around the country in Gulfstream G-Vs, and make more on the first day of the year, before lunch, than a minimum wage worker makes all year long."