kickstand

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noun kick·stand \ˈkik-ˌstand\

Definition of kickstand

  1. :  a swiveling metal bar or rod attached to a 2-wheeled vehicle (as a bicycle) and used to prop up the vehicle when it is not in use

Origin and Etymology of kickstand

from its being put in position by a kick


First Known Use: 1947


KICKSTAND Defined for English Language Learners

kickstand

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noun kick·stand \ˈkik-ˌstand\

Definition of kickstand for English Language Learners

  • : a metal bar on a bicycle or motorcycle that swings down to hold it in an upright position when it is not in use


KICKSTAND Defined for Kids

kickstand

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noun kick·stand \ˈkik-ˌstand\

Definition of kickstand for Students

  1. :  a metal bar or rod attached to a two-wheeled vehicle (as a bicycle) that is used to prop the vehicle up when it is not in use


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