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tuk-tuk

Syllabification: tuk-tuk
Pronunciation: /ˈto͝okto͝ok
 
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Definition of tuk-tuk in English:

noun

(In Thailand) a three-wheeled motorized vehicle used as a taxi.
Example sentences
  • So said she had fallen asleep in a tuk-tuk, a three-wheeled taxi cab.
  • We took a ferryboat with a group of saffron-robed monks and rode in tuk-tuks, the three-wheeled motor carts used to maneuver tourists through traffic.
  • New York has millions of yellow cabs, Bangkok has tuk-tuks… and London has the famous black London taxi.

Origin

imitative.

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