Definition of driver ant in US English:

driver ant


  • another term for army ant
    • ‘The animals you need to look out for in the forest are snakes, bees, driver ants, and wasps.’
    • ‘New World army ants and driver ants from Africa are swarm raiders, hunting above ground.’
    • ‘Scores of dark brown driver ants with saw toothed jaws slashed through flower and leaf, devouring everything it their path.’
    • ‘A driver ant is painful to a human being when it gets into the nasal passages and the eyes.’