tri·​shaw ˈtrī-ˌshȯ How to pronounce trishaw (audio)

Examples of trishaw in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The trishaws, which cost $8,000 to $11,000, have an electric assist and can be modified to accommodate passengers with mobility issues. Grace Hauck, USA TODAY, 19 Dec. 2019 But U Tun Tin, a Rakhine trishaw driver, needed the money and delivered food to the Rohingya camp. Hannah Beech, New York Times, 24 Oct. 2017

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Word History


tri- + rickshaw

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trishaw was in 1946

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

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