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[tak-see-muh n] /ˈtæk si mən/
noun, plural taximen. Chiefly British
a taxi driver.
Origin of taximan
1920-25; taxi + -man Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He fumbled under his overcoat for loose silver, drew out a handful and paid off the taximan.

    Dope Sax Rohmer
  • An angry snarling, suggesting that of a wild animal disturbed in its lair, proclaimed the arousing of taximan Thomas Brian.

    The Yellow Claw Sax Rohmer
  • And I used to think the old cabbies could drive, but their job was child's play to the taximan's!

    The Thousandth Woman Ernest W. Hornung
  • There he found Sowerby, very red faced and humid, and a taximan who sat stolidly surveying the Embankment from the window.

    The Yellow Claw Sax Rohmer

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