pedi·​cab | \ ˈpe-di-ˌkab How to pronounce pedicab (audio) \

Definition of pedicab

: a tricycle with a 2-seat passenger compartment covered by a usually folding top and a separate seat for a driver who pedals

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The grand marshal of the 2019 New Orleans ride is burlesque artist Elizabeth GoGo McGregor, whose pedicab will set the pace. Doug Maccash,, "Eye-popping World Naked Bike Ride 2019 raises awareness, June 8," 5 June 2019 Today, my three principal income streams come from hand-making soap, writing, and driving a pedicab—essentially a First World rickshaw. Eric Brende, WSJ, "How to Beat the High Cost of Working," 31 Aug. 2018 His ethos towards food extended into his ethos towards life: Bourdain treated a pedicab driver with the same respect as the President. Southern Living, "All Southerners Will Appreciate How Anthony Bourdain Spent Atlanta Layovers," 11 June 2018 This year the unclothed cavalcade will be led by beloved burlesque artist Trixie Minx, who plans to ride in a pedicab wearing a glittering golden bicycle helmet, emphasizing bicycle safety. Doug Maccash,, "New Orleans Naked Bike Ride 2018: the bare facts," 30 May 2018 That campaign also included The LEGO Group offering New York City pedestrians a ride in a mini LEGO Falcon pedicab. Chris Thilk, The Hollywood Reporter, "How Disney's 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Marketing Battled Franchise Saturation," 23 May 2018 There’s also food, pedicab rides and, of course, Charlie the illuminated peacock. Chris Kaltenbach,, "Light, a Kink and 'Grease' — the best of Baltimore's arts and entertainment scene this week," 8 Apr. 2018 The pedicabs and volunteer drivers were donated by Bike Taxi Unlimited, the teams provided riders. Sue Strachan,, "Big Freedia calls winners at YEP Fest pedicab races," 15 Mar. 2018 Leading the parade were jazz maestro Charlie Gabriel, a member of the Preservation Hall Band and a descendant of long-ago Haitian migrants to New Orleans, and legendary soul diva Irma Thomas, who were towed along in a pedicab. Melinda Morris,, "Krewes of Nyx, Druids roll Wednesday, Feb. 7: See throws you can catch," 7 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of pedicab

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pedicab

Latin ped-, pes + English cab

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