dirt bike


: a usually lightweight motorcycle designed for operation on unpaved surfaces

Examples of dirt bike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, in answer to the person who is charmed by the skilled dirt bike riders, stop the dirt bike riding on city streets and lead a movement to erect a dedicated track, where the drivers can ride without endangering others or harming private property. Reader Commentary, Baltimore Sun, 6 May 2024 My dad had friends racing in off-road buggies, which were so similar to the dirt bikes. Scott Fowler, Charlotte Observer, 23 May 2024 The name, Hillside, comes from Cerezo’s childhood neighborhood, while the logo — a buffalo head with a mountain in the background — is inspired by a local hill where a herd of buffalo once grazed and where Cerezo and his childhood friends rode dirt bikes. Kate Bradshaw, The Mercury News, 17 May 2024 The dirt bike quickly outshone his bicycle at home. Hayleigh Evans, The Arizona Republic, 9 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for dirt bike 

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Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dirt bike was in 1970

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“Dirt bike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dirt%20bike. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

dirt bike

: a light motorcycle designed to be used off the road
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