motorcycle

noun mo·tor·cy·cle \ ˈmō-tər-ˌsī-kəl \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of motorcycle

:an automotive vehicle with two in-line wheels

motorcycle

intransitive verb

motorcyclist

play \-k(ə-)list\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of motorcycle

motor bicycle


MOTORCYCLE Defined for English Language Learners

motorcycle

noun

Definition of motorcycle for English Language Learners

  • : a vehicle with two wheels that is powered by a motor and that can carry one or two people


MOTORCYCLE Defined for Kids

motorcycle

noun mo·tor·cy·cle \ ˈmō-tər-ˌsī-kəl \

Definition of motorcycle for Students

:a motorized vehicle for one or two passengers that has two wheels


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