views updated May 23 2018

cab / kab/ • n. 1. short for taxicab. ∎ hist. a horse-drawn vehicle for public hire.2. the driver's compartment in a truck, bus, or train.• v. (cabbed , cab·bing ) [intr.] travel in a taxi: Roger cabbed home.cab2 • n. inf. a cabinet containing a speaker or speakers for a guitar amplifier.


views updated May 29 2018

cab XIX. Shortening of CABRIOLET.
Hence cabby cab-driver; see -Y 4.


views updated Jun 08 2018

CAB • abbr. Civil Aeronautics Board.