Definition of lorry driver in English:

lorry driver


  • A person whose job is to drive a truck.

    ‘thousands of lorry drivers make a living transporting grain’
    • ‘Lorry drivers went on strike for two days against rising fuel prices.’
    • ‘He suddenly found himself classed as disabled and lost his job as a lorry driver, forcing him to depend on social security benefits.’
    • ‘Lorry drivers angry over low pay began preparing blockades last night as final talks with employers got underway.’
    • ‘I sincerely hope that the extra expense to independent lorry drivers of using the bypass will be reimbursed by those who provide and receive their freight.’
    • ‘He worked as a long-distance lorry driver until he retired.’
    • ‘Foreign lorry drivers who commit motoring offences in Britain face on-the-spot penalties under government plans to stop them avoiding fines by leaving the country.’
    • ‘A long-distance lorry driver, their father was often away for several days at a time.’
    • ‘A witness said although the lorry driver could see them, the vehicle was unable to brake in time.’
    • ‘A lorry driver had a lucky escape when a large hoarding surrounding a building site collapsed onto his vehicle.’
    • ‘One lorry driver said he had been coming to the town for ten years because it was safe and near the A1.’