kickstand


kick·stand

noun \ˈkik-ˌstand\

: a metal bar on a bicycle or motorcycle that swings down to hold it in an upright position when it is not in use

Full Definition of KICKSTAND

:  a swiveling metal bar or rod attached to a 2-wheeled vehicle (as a bicycle) and used to prop up the vehicle when it is not in use

Origin of KICKSTAND

from its being put in position by a kick
First Known Use: 1947

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