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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That was very outré then—the only people who got tattoos then were bikers, rock n’ rollers to a small degree; the gay community was into it. Corey Seymour, Vogue, "131 Totally Uncensored Minutes with David Lee Roth, From His New Tattoo Skincare Line to the Secret of Van Halen," 11 Dec. 2018 For an Arctic adventure, there’s Manshausen Island Resort or Lyngen Lodge, an eight-room property with dramatic mountain and sea views and its own boat for whale watching and ferrying hikers, bikers, and skiers to parts (almost) unknown. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "The Best Places to Travel in 2019," 7 Dec. 2018 Elliott, 73, known for his bushy mustache as well as for his cowboy, biker, and military characters, currently stars in the Netflix series, The Ranch. Samantha Drake, Country Living, "Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross Are One of Hollywood's Most Enduring Couples," 4 Oct. 2018 The city blooms with bikers, picnickers, runners and walkers, and cafes push their tables out to the sidewalk. Rick Steves' Europe, The Seattle Times, "Helsinki holds its own among Nordic capitals," 18 Sep. 2018 Mountain bikers, try Valmont Bike Park and the more challenging Betasso Preserve. Melanie D.g. Kaplan,, "Boulder, Colorado, does things its own way," 12 July 2018 Mountain bikers flock to the region for its amazing slickrock trails. Nick Davidson, Outside Online, "Visit Westworld for Real," 19 June 2018 Spence Mountain provides a haven for hikers and walkers, and especially for mountain bikers: 18 miles of trails offer overlooks of Upper Klamath Lake, as well as rollercoaster single-track rides. Julie H. Case, San Francisco Chronicle, "Oregon’s volcanic byway offers views of where lava shaped the land," 22 May 2018 New this year is the Ride with Pride motorcycle run on June 9 for bikers of all ages. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Major summer festivals in Milwaukee in 2018; Summerfest and many more," 18 May 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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