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bicycle

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noun bi·cy·cle \ˈbī-si-kəl, -ˌsi- also -ˌsī-\

Simple Definition of bicycle

  • : a 2-wheeled vehicle that a person rides by pushing on foot pedals

Full Definition of bicycle

  1. :  a vehicle with two wheels tandem, handlebars for steering, a saddle seat, and pedals by which it is propelled; also :  a stationary exercise machine that resembles such a vehicle

Examples of bicycle

  1. <the range of the boy's explorations vastly expanded when he acquired his first bicycle>



Origin of bicycle

French, from bi- + -cycle (as in tricycle)


First Known Use: 1863

Other Vehicles Terms

Rhymes with bicycle


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bicycle

verb bi·cy·cle

Simple Definition of bicycle

  • : to ride a bicycle

Full Definition of bicycle

bi·cy·cledbi·cy·cling play \-k(ə-)liŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to ride a bicycle

bi·cy·cler play \-klər\ noun
bi·cy·clist play \-klist\ noun

1869

First Known Use of bicycle

1869


BICYCLIST Defined for Kids

bicyclist

noun bi·cy·clist \ˈbī-ˌsi-kləst\

Definition of bicyclist

  1. :  a person who rides a bicycle





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