Definitions and Examples of driver, motorist
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
A person who operates a vehicle, such as a car, truck, or bus.
My dad is a good driver and has never been in an accident.
A person who drives or operates a motor vehicle.
The motorist was pulled over by the police for speeding.
Key Differences: driver vs motorist
- 1Driver is a more general term that describes anyone who operates a vehicle, while motorist specifically refers to someone who drives a motor vehicle.
- 2Driver can also refer to someone who drives professionally, such as a taxi driver or a truck driver, while motorist is a more general term that can apply to anyone who drives a car.
Effective Usage of driver, motorist
- 1Driving: Use driver or motorist to describe someone who is operating a vehicle.
- 2Transportation: Use these antonyms to differentiate between people who can and cannot drive.
- 3Job Titles: Use driver to describe someone who drives professionally, such as a truck driver or a delivery driver.
The antonyms driver and motorist describe a person's ability to operate a vehicle. Driver is a more general term that can refer to anyone who operates a vehicle, while motorist specifically refers to someone who drives a motor vehicle. Use these words to describe someone's driving ability, differentiate between people who can and cannot drive, and describe job titles related to driving.