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From Thai ตุ๊ก ๆ (dtúk-dtúk), onomatopoeic for the sound of its two-stroke engine.
tuk-tuk (plural tuk-tuks)
- A motorized rickshaw, especially Southeast Asia or India.
- 2012, The Onion Book of Known Knowledge, page 17:
- Photographs containing blurry night shots from Kao San Road, as well as one where a tuk tuk almost hits an elephant.
Unadapted borrowing from English tuk-tuk.
- Alternative form of tuque-tuque
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