bicycle taxi

noun
variants: or less commonly bicycle cab

Definition of bicycle taxi

: a light, usually covered, 3-wheeled vehicle that is propelled by a cyclist and used like a taxicab to transport customers As the bicycle taxi jingled off into traffic Slater Brown smoothed his suit and stepped inside.— Rodes Fishburne, Going to See the Elephant, 2011

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First Known Use of bicycle taxi

1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Bicycle taxi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bicycle%20taxi. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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