gypsy cab


plural gypsy cabs
often offensive
: a taxicab licensed only to answer calls
especially : such a cab that cruises in search of passengers illegally see usage paragraph at gypsy

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gypsy cab was in 1951

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“Gypsy cab.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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