minibike

noun

mini·​bike ˈmi-nē-ˌbīk How to pronounce minibike (audio)
: a small one-passenger motorcycle with a low frame and raised handlebars
minibiker noun

Examples of minibike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After the assault, the minibike riders vandalized the motorist’s vehicle while his ten-year-old child remained in the front seat. Raechal Shewfelt, EW.com, 22 May 2024 In 1980, when Gotti's son Frank was 12 years old, a Gotti family neighbor in Howard Beach, Queens, named John Favara accidentally ran him over while Frank was riding a minibike near a dumpster, killing him. Jessica Sager, Peoplemag, 25 Oct. 2023 However, the second-row seats are easy to remove for those of us who like to haul minibikes in our minivans. Elana Scherr, Car and Driver, 15 Apr. 2023 James was driving a lightweight minibike. Paighten Harkins, The Salt Lake Tribune, 5 Aug. 2021 The Ranger EV and Indian minibike are niche products. Patrick Kennedy, Star Tribune, 29 Sep. 2020 Gordon Massie got his first motorcycle at 11 years old: a tiny minibike with a lawnmower engine that could only reach a top speed of about 20 mph, purchased with his own money. Abigail Rosenthal, Chron, 9 Nov. 2022 Marquis was on a motorcycle minibike when he was struck. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 7 Sep. 2022 Part of the minibike was lodged under the front portion of the small sedan in the roadway. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 7 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of minibike was in 1961

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“Minibike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/minibike. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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minibike

noun
mini·​bike ˈmin-i-ˌbīk How to pronounce minibike (audio)
: a small one-passenger motorcycle having a low frame and raised handlebars
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