Definition of motorist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈməʊtərɪst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊtərɪst//
People in motoring
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a person driving a car The accident was reported by a passing motorist. Motorists who fail to stop risk an even higher penalty. Wordfinderaccelerate, brake, car, commute, driving, licence, motorist, road, road tax, traffic compare pedestrian See related entries: People in motoringExtra examples Motorists are being encouraged to switch to public transport. Motorists face being hit even harder by rising taxes. Police had to rescue stranded motorists.
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