Definition of engine driver in English:

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engine driver

Pronunciation: /ˈenjən ˌdrīvər/


A driver of a locomotive; an engineer.
Example sentences
  • He works full-time in Switzerland as an engine driver on the country's electric railway network.
  • Yesterday he enjoyed chatting with the engine driver and looking at the trains at the National Railway Museum in York.
  • His father, Reg, a former Great Western Railway engine driver, always read the paper.

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Syllabification: en·gine driv·er

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