Definition of tuk-tuk in English:

tuk-tuk

Syllabification: tuk-tuk
Pronunciation: /ˈto͝ok ˌto͝ok
 
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noun

  • (In Thailand) a three-wheeled motorized vehicle used as a taxi.
    More 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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