from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The driver of a chariot.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who drives a chariot.
- v. To drive a chariot.
- v. To drive someone in a chariot.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who drives a chariot.
- n. A constellation. See Auriga, and Wagones.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To drive a chariot, or as if in a chariot; act the part of a charioteer.
- n. One who drives or directs a chariot.
- n. [capitalized] The constellation Auriga (which see).
- n. A serranoid fish, Dules auriga, having a filamentous dorsal spine like a coach-whip. It is a rare Brazilian and Caribbean sea-fish. Also called coachman.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Great Bear and Orion at edge of Milky Way
- n. the driver of a chariot
For Plato, the soul was an Ideal, a kind of living idea, that existed in a state of transmutability—it could change all the time—until it entered the darkness of the body, becoming “the pilot of the body, as a charioteer is the pilot of the horses who pull his chariot.”
My charioteer was a far better specimen of the present, than foundations of long walls, ruined temples, and statues without noses, can possibly be of the past.
The charioteer was a little diamond-headed fellow who straddled the neck of the dragon and moved the levers that made it go.
For as the reins give no trouble to the charioteer, but the charioteer is the cruise of all the mischief through his not holding them properly: (and therefore do they often exact a penalty of him, entangling themselves with him, and dragging him on, and compelling him to partake in their own mishap:) so is it also in the case before us.
The charioteer was a little, diamond-headed fellow who straddled the neck of the dragon and moved the levers that made it go.
The charioteer was a Nubian, wearing bracelets of gold, as well as otherwise richly attired.
When he had cut only a little, the Overseer entered the Judgment Hall, saying: "The two apostles tricked Jude and crawled under the barrier, and they shot back the bolts of the gate of the Chariot House and called a charioteer to take them to Heaven.
"Yea, the charioteer is the son of the King of Gabra, and it is
"charioteer" up the ramp and steps to collect his reward: a piece of fruit and a monkey-sized victory crown.
'charioteer' was still an actual profession in 2008.