Definition of songthaew in US English:

songthaew

(also sorngthaew, songthaeo)

noun

  • Chiefly in Thailand: a modified pickup (or occasionally larger) truck used as a shared form of public transport.

Origin

1980s. From Thai songthaew from song two + thaew row, bank.

Pronunciation

songthaew

/sɒŋˈtaʊ/