[ tak-see-kab ]
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  1. a public passenger vehicle, especially an automobile, usually fitted with a taximeter.

Origin of taxicab

First recorded in 1905–10; taxi(meter) + cab1

Words Nearby taxicab Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use taxicab in a sentence

  • For a few seconds the silence was unbroken save for a whir of a taxicab passing outside.

    The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
  • With fingers that were almost frenzied, Houston copied the notation, closed the book, and hurried again for a taxicab.

    The White Desert | Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • Still it was an entirely natural and easy thing to keep one arm around Maria when they got into the taxicab.

    The Boy Grew Older | Heywood Broun
  • Still, for the moment he obeyed instructions implicitly and went down the stairs gingerly and out to the taxicab.

    The Boy Grew Older | Heywood Broun
  • Lifting himself up on his hands and knees he saw Jim and Elaine scrambling into a taxicab.

    The Boy Grew Older | Heywood Broun