beach cruiser

noun

Definition of beach cruiser

: a usually single-speed bicycle that is typically equipped with balloon tires and is designed to be ridden in an upright seating position He was 6'2" and 300 pounds as a sophomore at Morse High in San Diego, and he was riding his beach cruiser home from band practice one day, his trumpet case balancing on the handlebars, when the football coach stopped him and said, "You know, you really ought to try football."— Tim Keown

called also cruiser

First Known Use of beach cruiser

1977, in the meaning defined above

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“Beach cruiser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beach%20cruiser. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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