from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One employed to drive a private automobile.
- transitive v. To serve as a driver for (another).
- transitive v. To transport in (a motor vehicle); drive: chauffeured the guests around town.
- intransitive v. To serve as a driver for another.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person employed to drive a private motor car or a hired car of executive or luxury class (like a limousine).
- n. The driver of a fire truck.
- v. To be, or act as, a chauffeur (driver of a motor car).
- v. To transport (someone) in a motor car.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
- n. One who manages the running of an automobile or limousine; esp., the paid operator of a motor vehicle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The driver of an automobile.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a man paid to drive a privately owned car
- v. drive someone in a vehicle
French, stoker, from chauffer, to heat, stoke, from Old French chaufer; see chafe.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French chauffeur. (Wiktionary)