from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An automobile that carries passengers for a fare, usually calculated by a taximeter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a vehicle that passengers hire to take them between locations of their choice, the fare being calculated with a taximeter; a taxi or cab
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an automobile with a professional driver which can be hired to carry passengers; -- also called a taxi, and informally called a cab or a hack. The driver of a taxicab is referred to as a cab driver or cabbie, and sometimes as a chauffeur or hackie.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A public ‘cab’ or carriage which carries a fare-indicator. See taximeter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
taxi(meter) + cab1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blend of taximeter and cabriolet (Wiktionary)