gypsy cab

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gypsy cab (plural gypsy cabs)

  1. (colloquial, US, sometimes offensive) An unlicensed taxi, especially in the North East of the United States.

Usage notes[edit]

Because it derives from a racist stereotype of the Romani, and uses the problematic exonymic term Gypsy, this term may be offensive to the Romani. See the usage note about gypsy.