Definition of automobilist in English:

automobilist

noun

archaic US
rare
  • A person who drives or uses an automobile; a motorist.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Pall Mall Gazette. From automobile + -ist, after French (now rare) automobiliste. Compare German (now rare) Automobilist.

Pronunciation

automobilist

/ˈɔːtəmə(ʊ)biːlɪst//ˌɔːtəˈməʊbɪlɪst/