(especially in South Asia) a motorized three-wheeled public conveyance, as a converted motorcycle, typically one having a two-passenger hooded cab mounted behind the driver.
- Compare cycle rickshaw.
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How to use autorickshaw in a sentence
“The laws are not good for the farmers,” said the 48-year-old autorickshaw driver who lives in Badarpur, South East Delhi.Anti-Sikh prejudice now threatens to overshadow the narrative around India’s farmer protests | Vijayta Lalwani | January 30, 2021 | Quartz
British Dictionary definitions for autorickshaw
(in India) a light three-wheeled vehicle driven by a motorcycle engine
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