Definition of taxicab
: an automobile that carries passengers for a fare usually determined by the distance traveled
Examples of taxicab in a Sentence
took a taxicab to the airport
Recent Examples of taxicab from the Web
Cliché DJ press shots are littered across every billboard, taxicab, gift shop T-shirt and strip-club shuttle on the main drag, a symbol of Vegas' full conversion from buffet mecca to vastly overpriced shuffler's paradise.
The airport charge for basic, on-demand taxicab service is $3.30 for each pickup.
A month later, the police found a witness who saw Ruth get into a taxicab with a young man.
And as consumers’ options have grown, taxicab revenue has continued to drop: city taxicabs made $19 million in fares this past March compared to nearly $22 million in March 2015, according to city data.
Mr. Rappaport of the Brooklyn Center favors bringing in the city’s medallion taxicabs, which have been hit hard by providers like Uber.
The Ifrit describes his tenure in his taxicab almost as a trap or, to follow more familiar Jinn territory, a bottle or lamp.
Yellow taxicabs have enough problems today in New York City competing with ride-hailing companies like Uber that are picking up fares and driving down medallion values.
Indianapolis taxicabs play by different — and more onerous — rules than ride-hailing services.
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Origin and Etymology of taxicab
First Known Use: 1899See Words from the same year
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Definition of taxicab for Students
: a vehicle that carries passengers for a fare usually based on the distance traveled
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