dirt bike


Definition of dirt bike 

: a usually lightweight motorcycle designed for operation on unpaved surfaces

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An example of his probation violations would include the time he was charged with reckless endangerment for riding a dirt bike and popping wheelies. Phillip Morris, cleveland.com, "Kanye West has a thing or two to learn about American slavery: Phillip Morris," 9 May 2018 The Camso DTS-129 kit converts a Yamaha WR450F in to a snowbike by replacing the front wheel with a ski and the back wheel with a 129 inch tread, allowing you to ride your dirt bike all year long. Michael C. Wilson, Popular Mechanics, "New Motorcycles and Gear You Need to Know for 2018," 19 Oct. 2017 Prosecutors say Jones had a gun on him when he was approached by Pownall for riding a dirt bike on a street. Fox News, "Judge steps aside in homicide case against ex-officer," 19 Sep. 2018 For her segment of the Medicine Show, Brittany Young brought out two kids on dirt bikes to help the audience visualize the concept of her program, B-360. Jewel Wicker, Teen Vogue, "Meet the People Empowering Baltimore Teens With Dirt Bikes, Burgers, and Yoga," 27 Aug. 2018 Tolodxi loved to dance and spend time outdoors fishing and riding dirt bikes, according to her obituary. Ashley Luthern, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Man who died in fiery crash in Racine County had killed his ex-girlfriend in Rockford that morning, officials say," 27 Apr. 2018 Phil taught Colt to ice fish, showed him the art of dirt bike maintenance, even showed him how to shoot a pellet gun. Robert.king@indystar.com, Indianapolis Star, "Colt Lundy: A prison of his own making," 10 May 2014 Young started developing the idea of using the Baltimore's prominent dirt bike culture to teach kids about STEM in 2016. Jewel Wicker, Teen Vogue, "Meet the People Empowering Baltimore Teens With Dirt Bikes, Burgers, and Yoga," 27 Aug. 2018 Bumgarner also missed significant playing time last season after a dirt bike accident. Jim Reineking, USA TODAY, "Madison Bumgarner solid in season debut for San Francisco Giants," 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of dirt bike

1970, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of dirt bike

: a small motorcycle that is designed to be used on rough surfaces

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