minicab minicab

Definition(s):

  • (n) a minicar used as a taxicab

Usage(s):

  1. That's almost the cost of a minicab journey to Heathrow.
  2. Then Trusty Terry the minicab driver told me there's another Kentish Town Oscar connection.
  3. The only reason I'm alive is because I'm Asian, because I can be a Pakistani market trader, a minicab driver because of my color.

News

  1. London Cab Company Fires Driver for Throwing Out Hand-Holding Gay Couple from Cab

    A driver for London's largest minicab firm Addison Lee has lost his job for calling a gay couple "dirty" and ejecting them from his car for holding hands.
    on August 24, 2013     Source: Gayapolis

  2. Gay Couple Holding Hands Kicked Out of London Cab

    A gay couple was kicked out of a London minicab for holding hands last night (21 August). Twitter user LK_Today claimed after leaving London bar G-A-Y Late in Soho and getting an Addison Lee car, the driver ejected him and his boyfriend for being 'dirty'.
    on August 22, 2013     Source: Gayapolis

Quotes

  1. Mayor Ken Livingstone said: "At this time of year it is incredibly important we continue to get the message out that, because of the options that are now there, no one ever has to use an illegal minicab. Over the coming year we will continue to work...
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Ken Livingstone Source: This is London

  2. Home Office minister Hazel Blears said: "Unlicensed minicab drivers are a menace to the public, particularly women. By making taxi touting a recordable offence, the government is giving the police vital new powers to deal with these dangerous...
    on Nov 27, 2003 By: Hazel Blears Source: BBC News

  3. Bill said, "No we'll pay for a minicab," and that was from Cambridge to Highbury, and I thought Granta was an impoverished magazine.'
    on Dec 31, 2007 By: Bill Buford Source: guardian.co.uk

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