cyclist

noun
cy·​clist | \ ˈsī-k(ə-)ləst How to pronounce cyclist (audio) \

Definition of cyclist

: one who rides a cycle

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Several people, including board members, had expressed concern about potential conflict between e-bike riders, pedestrians, joggers and other cyclists. Michelle Baruchman, The Seattle Times, "Parks Board allows e-bikes on five Seattle trails," 16 July 2018 Some of the cyclists will ride chase bikes equipped with cameras that will live stream the race on the walls of the race headquarters on Ludlow. Pia Peterson, New York Times, "Road Race of the Superwomen," 5 July 2018 The 52-year-old Pickett slammed into a pack of nine cyclists from behind on June 7, 2016, on a rural two-lane road in Cooper Township, about 140 miles west of Detroit. Crimesider Staff, CBS News, "Michigan man who drove into bicyclists, killing 5, sentenced," 11 June 2018 The best and likely safest place for a scooter is a bike lane since there are no pedestrians and because the lanes can accommodate faster traffic (as a daily bike commuter, scooters aren’t any more annoying than slower cyclists). Umair Irfan, Vox, "Electric scooters’ sudden invasion of American cities, explained," 7 Sep. 2018 Belden, an avid cyclist himself, described his work at a meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics in Atlanta, Georgia. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "What we can learn about crowd behavior by watching the Tour de France," 19 Nov. 2018 An avid cyclist, the GM invited Ovechkin along for a 20-mile ride along the Potomac River. Alex Prewitt, SI.com, "How the Roster Decisions of Golden Knights GM George McPhee Color the Stanley Cup Final," 28 May 2018 As the scope of the project expanded, Ms. Moses, an avid cyclist, turned to one of her racing teammates, Ceren Bingol, for help. Tim Mckeough, New York Times, "A Minnesota Lake House Built on Legend," 22 May 2018 Gillies said Brooks was an avid cyclist and had been leading cycling trips for the last year. Deborah Horne, ajc, "2 victims of cougar attack identified, friends grieving death of avid cyclist," 21 May 2018

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First Known Use of cyclist

1882, in the meaning defined above

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cyclist

noun
cy·​clist | \ ˈsī-kləst How to pronounce cyclist (audio) \

Kids Definition of cyclist

: a person who rides a bicycle

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