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Meaning of CHAUFFEUR

Pronunciation:  'showfur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a man paid to drive a privately owned car
  2. [v]  drive someone in a vehicle

CHAUFFEUR is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: drive around
 See Also: chauffeuse, drive, driver



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Chauf`feur"\, n. [F., lit., stoker.]
1. [pl.] (F. Hist.) Brigands in bands, who, about 1793,
   pillaged, burned, and killed in parts of France; -- so
   called because they used to burn the feet of their victims
   to extort money.

2. One who manages the running of an automobile; esp., the
   paid operator of a motor vehicle.

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