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Definition of "cab" []

  • A taxicab. (noun)
  • The covered compartment of a heavy vehicle or machine, such as a truck or locomotive, in which the operator or driver sits. (noun)
  • A one-horse vehicle for public hire. (noun)
  • To ride or travel in a taxicab: We cabbed to the opera. (verb-intransitive)
  • To drive a taxicab: a student who cabbed for a living. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cab" in a sentence
  • "If you hear the term cab within the trick's name, it means the rider came into the trick riding switch and landed regular."
  • "On top of that crane there used to be a cab, what they call a cab on top of it, about the size of a small fire truck."
  • "If you have those numbers you can tell at a glance if a cab is a pirate."