Definition of minicab in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪnɪkab/


A taxi which may be booked in advance but which is not licensed to pick up passengers who hail it in the street.
Example sentences
  • The idea is designed to ensure clubbers can get home safely by using a licensed minicab rather than being picked up by drivers touting for business.
  • Because my staff are mostly young girls, I make sure they all get safely home after a late shift, they get driven home and don't have to wait for taxi's, minicabs or buses.
  • Now 170 members of the private hire trade, both drivers and office telephonists, have petitioned Hull Council to fund the installation of cameras in minicabs and taxis.

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