noun \ˈhwē-lē, ˈwē-\

: an action in which a bicycle, motorcycle, etc. is balanced for a short time on its rear wheel

Full Definition of WHEELIE

:  a maneuver in which a wheeled vehicle (as a bicycle) is momentarily balanced on its rear wheel or wheels

Examples of WHEELIE

  1. He did a wheelie on his bike.

First Known Use of WHEELIE

circa 1965

Rhymes with WHEELIE


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