Definition of moped
: a lightweight low-powered motorbike that can be pedaled
Recent Examples of moped from the Web
They were told two suspicious men left the area on a moped.
Mr. Hostey’s younger brother insisted on Thursday that his brother did not know Mr. Abedi, and then sped off on a moped.
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Origin and Etymology of moped
Swedish, from motor motor + pedal pedal
First Known Use: 1954
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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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