A charioteer is someone who is responsible for driving a chariot. They are usually a member of the aristocracy, and they are usually responsible for leading the army in battle.

  • The king was a charioteer, and he was very good at his job.

  • He was not a very good charioteer, and his horse got scared and ran away.

Definition of charioteer


a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Great Bear and Orion at edge of Milky Way




the driver of a chariot

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Example Sentences for charioteer

  • 1

    The body is the Chariot and the soul is the deity installed in the chariot.

  • 2

    The number of wheels of the chariot varies.

  • 3

    The horses are yellow and the chariot is made of gold.

  • 4

    The location of the earliest chariots is shown in magenta.

  • 5

    The tradition of the chariot race was ended in 1984.

  • 6

    In the front of the temple is the famous stone chariot or ratha.

  • 7

    Compare to this the chariot allegory found in the Katha Upanishad.

  • 8

    The exact design of the Cherub with Chariot Egg is unsure.

  • 9

    The priest is capable of seeing the goddess enter the chariot.

  • 10

    In the center of the zodiac is Helios, the sun god, in his chariot.