taxi yellow

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taxi yellow (uncountable)

  1. Color used by New York taxicabs; taxi yellow is one of the most famous colors in the business.
    taxi yellow colour:  
    • 1999, Gillian Roberts, Time and Trouble[1]:
      “No,” Emma said, “this could be important. Not taxi yellow, so what kind of yellow did it seem?”
    • 2002, Mac Ragan, Matchbox Car[2]:
      The car was painted an authentic “taxi-yellow” and featured an off-white or red interior, complete with driver.
    • 2002, Nancy Geary, Misfortune: A Novel [3]
      “I remember. The walls were taxi yellow,” she added, hoping he might smile.