Definition of Pedicab

1. Noun. A tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling); used in the Orient for transporting passengers for hire. "Boys who once pulled rickshaws now pedal pedicabs"

Exact synonyms: Cycle Rickshaw
Generic synonyms: Tricycle, Trike, Velocipede



Definition of Pedicab

1. Noun. (vehicle) A tricycle having a hooded cab to seat paying passengers ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pedicab

1. a passenger vehicle that is pedaled [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pedicab

pedestrious
pedetentous
pedetic
pedgill
pedgilled
pedgilling
pedgills
pedial
pediatric
pediatric medicine
pediatrician
pediatricians
pediatrics
pediatrist
pediatrists
pedicab (current term)
pedicabs
pedicel
pedicellaria
pedicellariae
pedicellate
pedicellation
pedicellina
pedicels
pedicle
pedicle flap
pedicle graft
pedicle of arch of vertebra
pedicled

Literary usage of Pedicab

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1. Confucian Feminist: Memoirs of Zeng Baosun (1893-1978) by Baosun Zeng, Thomas L. Kennedy (2002)
"We hurried to her pedicab and sat there looking at each other and began weeping. The next day I boarded the steamer for Hunan. ..."

2. Academic Freedom in Indonesia: Dismantling Soeharto-era Barriers by Joseph Saunders, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1998)
"At the initiation of the organizers, participants in the action included not only UGM students, but street musicians, pedicab drivers, housewives, workers, ..."

3. Criminal Victimisation in the Developing World edited by Ugljesa Zvekic, Anna Alvazzi Del Frate (1996)
"... victimisations took the form of personal theft (373 or 24.8%), followed by burglary with entry (140 or 9.3%) and theft of bicycle/pedicab (87 or 5.8%). ..."

4. Romantic Weekends the Carolinas & the Georgia Coast by Norman Renouf, Kathy Renouf (1999)
"And, if we haven't already given clue enough, the name of the company, Savannah pedicab, s 912-232-7900,200 West Congress Street, ..."

5. Political Control, Human Rights, and the UN Mission in Cambodia by Dinah PoKempner (1992)
"... aggressors" have taken up residence in Phnom Penh "disguised...as pedicab operators, bicycle repairers, motorcycle and car mechanics, sellers of radios, ..."

6. China and Hong Kong by Brigitte Lee (2003)
"If you take a pedicab (bicycle rickshaw), agree the price in advance. Have your destination written in Chinese before setting out, and the address of the ..."

7. Romantic Weekends in Northern and Central Florida by Janet Groene, Gordon Groene (2003)
"Tours are led by Rosann Garcia, who also offers ghost tours and pedicab tours. For information on all tours, -a 813-223-1111 or ..."

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