el motorista, la motorista
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (motorcycle rider)
a. motorcyclist
La policia multó a varios motoristas por andar sin casco.The police fined several motorcyclists for riding without helmets.
2. (car driver)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. motorist
Todos los motoristas deben pagar los impuestos de rodaje antes de fin de año.All motorists must pay their road tax before the end of the year.
b. driver
Nando debe tomar un curso de actualización para motoristas para renovar su licencia de conducir.Nando has to take a driver's refresher course to get his driver license renewed.
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motorista
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. motorcyclist
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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motorista
1 (motociclista) motorcyclist
2 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (automovilista) motorist; driver
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