motorcycle

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noun mo·tor·cy·cle \ˈmō-tər-ˌsī-kəl\

Definition of motorcycle

  1. :  an automotive vehicle with two in-line wheels

motorcycle

intransitive verb

motorcyclist

play \-k(ə-)list\ noun

Origin and Etymology of motorcycle

motor bicycle


First Known Use: 1894


MOTORCYCLE Defined for English Language Learners

motorcycle

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noun mo·tor·cy·cle \ˈmō-tər-ˌsī-kəl\

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

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noun mo·tor·cy·cle \ˈmō-tər-ˌsī-kəl\

Definition of motorcycle for Students

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



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