moped

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noun mo·ped \ ˈmō-ˌped \

Definition of moped

:a lightweight low-powered motorbike that can be pedaled

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Origin and Etymology of moped

Swedish, from motor motor + pedal pedal


MOPED Defined for English Language Learners

moped

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Definition of moped for English Language Learners

  • : a small motorcycle that can be pedaled like a bicycle



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