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motor scooter

noun

Simple Definition of motor scooter

  • : a small vehicle with two wheels that is powered by a motor and that has a low seat and a flat area for resting your feet

Full Definition of motor scooter

  1. :  a low 2- or 3-wheeled automotive vehicle resembling a child's scooter and having a seat so that the rider does not straddle the engine

1919

First Known Use of motor scooter

1919


MOTOR SCOOTER Defined for Kids

motor scooter

noun

Definition of motor scooter

  1. :  a motorized vehicle having two or three wheels like a child's scooter but having a seat




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