motorbike

noun
mo·​tor·​bike | \ ˈmō-tər-ˌbīk How to pronounce motorbike (audio) \

Definition of motorbike

: a small usually lightweight motorcycle

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Other Words from motorbike

motorbike intransitive verb

Examples of motorbike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For nearly 24 years, the father crossed China by motorbike. BostonGlobe.com, 15 July 2021 One is Menganno, a middle-aged Argentine crime fighter who patrols the streets of the city of Lanús on a motorbike, dressed in a full costume with mask and shield. Vinodh Venkatesh, The Conversation, 12 July 2021 In one recent incident, a 33-year-old mother of six taking lessons in handicrafts at the center was tormented by young men on a motorbike. Washington Post, 29 Dec. 2020 That's ironic considering the island is known for its beaches, and this busy, sprawling town full of yoga studios, vegan cafes, shops, spas, and markets is a 30-minute motorbike ride from the nearest stretch of sand. Kathryn Romeyn, Travel + Leisure, 16 July 2021 For nearly 24 years, the father crossed China by motorbike. BostonGlobe.com, 15 July 2021 While searching for his son, Gangtang traveled over 310,000 miles on his motorbike. Gabriela Miranda, USA TODAY, 14 July 2021 For nearly 24 years, the father crossed China by motorbike. New York Times, 14 July 2021 He was arrested on July 1 last year after allegedly driving his motorbike into a group of police officers at a pro-democracy protest, less than 24 hours after the sweeping new law came into effect. Jessie Yeung, CNN, 23 June 2021

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First Known Use of motorbike

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of motorbike was in 1903

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31 Jul 2021

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“Motorbike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/motorbike. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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motorbike

noun

English Language Learners Definition of motorbike

US : a small motorcycle

motorbike

noun
mo·​tor·​bike | \ ˈmō-tər-ˌbīk How to pronounce motorbike (audio) \

Kids Definition of motorbike

: a small usually lightweight motorcycle

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