Definitions

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  • n. A male taxi driver.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who drives a taxi for a living

Etymologies

taxi +‎ man (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Also, there will be no security threats if a taximan is a local, "he said.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • Mornings arrived with fresh destruction: the taximan hacked with machetes, the teenager hanging in a tree, the hospital filled with survivors of village attacks who'd stumbled in half alive (one was a three-year old boy with a necklace gash from a machete).

    Bryan Mealer: Anniversary of a Massacre Foretold

  • "No sound-reasoning taximan can sign a document not having understood what it entails and how it's going to impact on the future of his business," Mshiywa said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A Cape Town taximan who is a self-confessed lover of violence told the Cape Town High Court on Tuesday that he was on first-name terms with Safety and Security Minister Steve Tshwete.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Mr Manciya said he was a taximan and he had to carry some form of arms for self-defence as they were being hunted down by a rival group.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In April, a taximan was shot dead after a feud between the two groups over the Port Elizabeth route.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • No doorman, no porter, no taximan, no organ-grinder, not a tail or shadow in sight.

    Puppet on a Chain

  • He told me that as far as he could find out (and he had made many inquiries), no taximan had ever disobeyed a traffic light while the bombs were falling.

    St. George and Merrie England

  • The taximan stopped by a policeman guarding the station exit and repeated it to him.

    Inside Spain Today

  • The taximan pulled up outside the dilapidated doorway and Mr. Campion got out.

    Flowers for the Judge

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