gypsy cab


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gypsy cab

n.
A taxicab that is licensed only to respond to calls but often cruises the streets for passengers.

gyp′sy cab′


n.
a taxicab that is licensed only to pick up passengers on call by telephone but often illegally cruises for passengers on the street.
[1960–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gypsy cab - a taxicab that cruises for customers although it is licensed only to respond to calls
taxi, taxicab, cab, hack - a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
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