bik·er | \ˈbī-kər \

Definition of biker 

1 : bicyclist

2 : motorcyclist especially : one who is a member of an organized club or gang

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Helen, a messy-haired biker chick, leaned over the bar. Chicago Tribune,, "Algren Award runner-up: "Am I Not Your Animal" by Matt Jones," 2 June 2018 The affidavit said agents reviewed other recordings on the Go-Pro that showed Ussery discussed using the gun on bikers who engaged him in a fight. Guillermo Contreras, San Antonio Express-News, "Conspiracy theorist ordered held for bail hearing Tuesday," 24 May 2018 In addition to the 25 interfaith-bikers, dozens of people joined the bicycle tour through Berlin's downtown in a show of solidarity. Fox News, "Jews, Muslims in Berlin team up on bike rides against hatred," 24 June 2018 The sound sometimes conjures a fog of bikers, Native Americans, hippies, cowboys and outlaws. John Adamian,, "Blackberry Smoke To Play College Street," 5 May 2018 The street draws scores of bikers each day, some of whom bring their bikes on Caltrain and commute to jobs on the Peninsula. Rachel Swan,, "Bicyclists protest as city plans for safer lanes hit bumps," 13 July 2018 Sons of Anarchy Nothin' more American than bikers and mid-level prestige storytelling. Tom Philip, GQ, "The Best Movies/TV to Stream on Hulu This July 4," 3 July 2018 Paris was brought to a standstill as hundreds of thousands turned out to gain a glimpse of the funeral cortege, which was followed by hundreds of bikers in homage to his passion for Harley Davidsons. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, "Tribute artists to bring ‘authentic’ Elvis experience to Humble," 3 July 2018 Chet's is a classic roadside tavern, with a pool table, a jukebox, a popcorn machine, and a large clientele of bikers. Edward Mcclelland, Chicago Reader, "Meet Resurrection Mary, the ghost of Archer Avenue," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of biker

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of biker

: a person who rides a motorcycle

: a person who rides a bicycle


bik·er | \ˈbī-kər \

Kids Definition of biker

: a person who rides a bicycle or motorcycle

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