Definition of trishaw in English:


Line breaks: tri|shaw
Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌɪʃɔː


  • A light three-wheeled vehicle with pedals used in Asian countries.
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    • 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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