Definition of motorist in English:

motorist

noun

  • The driver of a car.

    • ‘The motorist immediately stopped, as did several drivers travelling behind him.’
    • ‘All 380 motorists caught on a speed camera in the area last December will be cleared.’
    • ‘Police are set to launch a blitz on motorists who drive while using mobile phones.’
    • ‘They hope to trace motorists using the garage at the time via their registration numbers.’
    • ‘Wardens were told to note car registration numbers if they saw motorists drop litter.’
    • ‘An increasing number of motorists use number plates that are difficult to read.’
    • ‘I was a bus driver for 30 years and saw a lot of motorists happily driving down bus lanes.’
    • ‘No wonder the police go for the easy target of motorists not wearing seatbelts!’
    • ‘The nice thing about driving it is that motorists pull over to let you pass.’
    • ‘The gritters were out in force on Sunday and Monday and motorists were urged to drive carefully.’
    • ‘Traffic police have criticised motorists who risk lives by driving with poor eyesight.’
    • ‘Residents say that their cars are being hit and scraped by motorists driving too fast along the road.’
    • ‘In all, we believe that the motorist should not, and must not, be treated as a criminal or as a cash cow.’
    • ‘There were several miles of tailbacks after motorists were brought to a standstill.’
    • ‘She is now calling for traffic calming measures to reduce the speed of oncoming motorists.’
    • ‘New cameras could be set up to take pictures of the faces of speeding motorists.’
    • ‘How many of you would stop if you saw a motorist who had broken down by the side of the road?’
    • ‘It hopes the signs will make motorists think twice about speeding and driving recklessly.’
    • ‘Hundreds of motorists have been stopped as part of a crackdown on seatbelt offenders.’
    • ‘If this results in motorists having to sit fuming in traffic jams, the solution is in their hands.’

Pronunciation:

motorist

/ˈməʊt(ə)rɪst/