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taximan

[ tak-see-muhn ]
/ ˈtæk si mən /
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noun, plural tax·i·men.Chiefly British.

a taxi driver.

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Origin of taximan

First recorded in 1920–25; taxi + -man
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Example sentences from the Web for taximan

  • He fumbled under his overcoat for loose silver, drew out a handful and paid off the taximan.

    Dope|Sax Rohmer
  • There he found Sowerby, very red faced and humid, and a taximan who sat stolidly surveying the Embankment from the window.

    The Yellow Claw|Sax Rohmer
  • An angry snarling, suggesting that of a wild animal disturbed in its lair, proclaimed the arousing of Taximan Thomas Brian.

    The Yellow Claw|Sax Rohmer
  • And I used to think the old cabbies could drive, but their job was child's play to the taximan's!

    The Thousandth Woman|Ernest W. Hornung
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