Definition of trishaw in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌɪʃɔː/


A light three-wheeled vehicle with pedals used in Asian countries.
Example sentences
  • Pickets threw crude bombs at police and passing vehicles, including slow-moving trishaws, during the strike, disrupting normal life and economic activity in Dhaka and other urban areas across country.
  • I slide into the flow of tasseled trishaws, pedestrians, clicking bicycles.
  • Pedal-powered trishaws still ply the streets.


1940s: from tri- 'three' + rickshaw.

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