tuk-tuk


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tuk-tuk

(ˈtʌkˌtʌk)
n
(Automotive Engineering) (in Thailand) a three-wheeled motor vehicle used as a taxi
[C20: of imitative origin]
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An Phally, a 31-year-old tuk-tuk driver, was arrested after provincial police received a Phnom Penh Municipal Court warrant for his arrest, Deputy Provincial Police Chief Tith Samnang said.
They finally released Fariah at 11pm, offering to give her a lift but she declined, saying she would take a tuk-tuk.
Tuk-tuk on the Luxor-Hurghada Road, Egypt -- Wikimedia/Ad Meskens CAIRO -- 4 February 2018: Secretary of the Parliament's transportation committee, Khaled Abdel Azeem, criticized the government for not taking actual steps to stop tuk-tuks from plaguing Egyptian communities and turning them into slums.
Policymakers are also being urged to tap another source of underutilised labour: the glut of tuk-tuk drivers on Sri Lanka's roads.
The Discover Colombo offer of breakfast, dinner, either a city sunset walking tour or half-day tuk-tuk safari, and free wi-fi starts at PS186 for two people sharing a room overnight.
You can easily sport a Tuk-tuk breaking a red light, making its way through pedestrians, or randomly parked in the middle of a street these days.
When not on official duty, Pia had her fun on a tuk-tuk, the Thai version of a rickshaw.
These tuk-tuk drivers provide an essential transport service in many African towns.
You come out, you get in the tuk-tuk and you start having a water fight with the elephants," said David Gray, a British tourist sporting a bright Hawaiian shirt.
A tuk-tuk driver, one of the lowest rungs of Egyptian society, suddenly has a popularity which eclipses that of President Sissi.
Fam trip participants enjoyed a local tuk-tuk tour, discovered Thai cuisine, explored Bangkok's glittering Grand Palace, relaxed with a traditional Thai massage at Wat Pho, and saw the sights of the city on a serene river and canal boat tour.
This summer she's also been touring summer festivals in a tuk-tuk decked out with juice blenders and smoothie makers to get her message out there.