mini·​bike | \ ˈmi-nē-ˌbīk How to pronounce minibike (audio) \

Definition of minibike

: a small one-passenger motorcycle with a low frame and raised handlebars

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minibiker \ ˈmi-​nē-​ˌbī-​kər How to pronounce minibiker (audio) \ noun

Examples of minibike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The deal with Zero does not include motorcycles, but Polaris on Monday announced an all-new electric minibike for the youth market under its Indian Motorcycle nameplate. Patrick Kennedy, Star Tribune, "Polaris makes deal to bring EV to core ATV products," 29 Sep. 2020 Modeled after a flat-track racing bike from the Indian archives, the minibike developed with Razor USA will have two modes, low and high, geared for different age groups. Patrick Kennedy, Star Tribune, "Polaris makes deal to bring EV to core ATV products," 29 Sep. 2020 But that’s not going to stop a few guys with minibikes outside the Harley-Davidson Museum and nearby Iron Horse Hotel on the night the announcement came down. Dave Kallmann, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Minibikes and a motorized port-a-potty take over a Milwaukee roundabout. Because ... why not?," 15 Mar. 2020 The video released by Michigan State Police shows Norman riding his pocket motorcycle, also known as a minibike. Janelle Griffith, NBC News, "Video shows boy on minibike fatally struck by speeding police car in Michigan," 8 Nov. 2019 Arnold Schwarzenegger was on TikTok, riding a minibike and chasing a miniature pony. Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker, "How TikTok Holds Our Attention," 23 Sep. 2019 In Dumb and Dumber, Lloyd Christmas trades his van for the minibike. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, "Rad Power Bikes Just Built a Two-Seat Electric Minibike," 12 Sep. 2019 As a boy, Mr. Nordstrom was interested in mechanical things like minibikes and go-karts. Suzanne Kapner, WSJ, "Blake Nordstrom, a Scion of Retail Dynasty, Has Died," 2 Jan. 2019 Mama Tried sends motorcycle, moped and minibikes around an oval race track is coated with syrup from Dr Pepper soda. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Motorcyle racing, new movies, good food and where to get Founders' CBS this weekend," 22 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of minibike

1961, in the meaning defined above

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24 Nov 2020

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“Minibike.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of minibike

US : a small motorcycle

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