handlebar

play
noun han·dle·bar \ˈhan-dəl-ˌbär\

Definition of handlebar

  1. :  a straight or bent bar with a handle at each end; specifically :  one used to steer a bicycle or similar vehicle —usually used in plural

1844

First Known Use of handlebar

1844


HANDLEBAR Defined for English Language Learners

handlebar

play
noun han·dle·bar \ˈhan-dəl-ˌbär\

Definition of handlebar for English Language Learners

  • : a straight or bent bar with a handle at each end that is used to steer a bicycle, motorcycle, etc.

Learn More about handlebar


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up handlebar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a person who is a bore or nuisance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!