taxicab

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noun taxi·cab \ˈtak-sē-ˌkab\

Definition of taxicab

  1. :  an automobile that carries passengers for a fare usually determined by the distance traveled

Examples of taxicab in a Sentence

  1. took a taxicab to the airport

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Origin and Etymology of taxicab

taximeter cab


First Known Use: 1899


TAXICAB Defined for Kids

taxicab

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noun taxi·cab \ˈtak-sē-ˌkab\

Definition of taxicab for Students

  1. :  a vehicle that carries passengers for a fare usually based on the distance traveled



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