water taxi


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

Examples of water taxi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Perhaps a water taxi ride could be the most convenient means of navigating within the show or put you in the spirit. Howard Cohen, Miami Herald, 14 Feb. 2024 The renderings show boats docked just outside the ballpark on the Chicago River and what looks like a water taxi passing by. Andrew Seligman, USA TODAY, 8 Feb. 2024 Wedding-goers, including Ada, were photographed getting into water taxis bound for the Aman Canal Grande luxury resort hotel, where the ceremony took place. Nicole Briese, Peoplemag, 12 Mar. 2024 This boutique property on the outskirts of Austin has its own water taxi, a speed boat that picks guests up from locations around the city and whisks them to the hotel via the winding Colorado River. Dan Koday, Travel + Leisure, 26 Jan. 2024 Whatever vehicles can help pull Baltimore toward prosperity, whether by water taxi, light rail or horse, deserve to be pursued. Baltimore Sun Editorial Board, Baltimore Sun, 10 Jan. 2024 Imagine leaving your Michigan Avenue hotel, hopping on a water taxi and riding it south on the Chicago River to attend a White Sox game in a new ballpark in the South Loop. Phil Rogers, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2024 Tickets for the water taxi are priced at $10 for the day and free for children younger than 12. Howard Cohen, Miami Herald, 14 Feb. 2024 Navier, a 4-year-old company, is working on a water taxi service for its electric boats that could ferry people across the San Francisco Bay to their jobs in the city. Bloomberg, The Mercury News, 18 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of water taxi was in 1921

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“Water taxi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20taxi. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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