water taxi


Definition of water taxi

: a boat functioning (as within a harbor) as a taxi

Examples of water taxi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Amenities include free water taxi and early admission to several attractions. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 6 July 2021 Officials said paddle boats at the Tidal Basin and the water taxi service to the Mall will not operate on Sunday. Washington Post, 28 June 2021 Just last year, the studio unveiled a 14-seat hybrid water taxi, Thunder, built to preserve the historic city of Venice and its canals through the use of green technology. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 1 June 2021 Then choose the right ticket for your trip (either ferry or water taxi). Shivani Vora, Forbes, 24 May 2021 Nearby, Michael Smith, 36, was arriving at National Harbor in a water taxi. Paul Schwartzman, Washington Post, 10 May 2021 The island is also easily accessible by water taxi from from the port of Gaios in Paxos. Cecilia Rodriguez, Forbes, 9 May 2021 The wide canal is already a major thoroughfare for ferry and water taxi traffic. Julia Buckley, CNN, 8 May 2021 Explore Baltimore's Inner Harbor on a water taxi or harbor cruise, or watch an Orioles baseball game at Camden Yards, one of Major League Baseball's most beautiful stadiums. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 30 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of water taxi

1921, in the meaning defined above

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21 Jul 2021

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“Water taxi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20taxi. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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