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chauffeur

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English

Etymology

From French chauffeur.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ʃɒˈfɛə/, /ˈʃəʊfə/

Noun

Singular
chauffeur

Plural
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  1. a person employed to drive a private motor car or a hired car of executive or luxury class (like a limousine).

Usage notes

As a French word chauffeur has masculine gender, a female chauffeur is sometimes called a chauffeuse or, jocularly, a chauffeuress.

Translations

Synonyms

Verb

Infinitive
to chauffeur

Third person singular
ed

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to chauffeur (third-person singular simple present ed, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to be, or act as a chauffeur
  2. to transport someone in a motor car

Translations


Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

chauffeur m.

  1. driver (person who drives a motorized vehicle, such as a car or a bus)

French

Etymology

chauffer + -eur

Noun

chauffeur m. (plural chauffeurs)

  1. chauffeur

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