trike

noun

Examples of trike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Sno-Go design is actually a trike with one ski in the front and two in the back. John Meyer, The Denver Post, 30 Jan. 2024 As for trikes on ice during the second intermission, Majeski won comfortably. Dave Kallmann, Journal Sentinel, 22 Jan. 2024 Those are more versatile than traditional trikes and some riders use them for touring. Chadd Cripe, Idaho Statesman, 31 Jan. 2024 George’s sells about 24 trikes per year, Platt said. Chadd Cripe, Idaho Statesman, 31 Jan. 2024 Built for a unique riding experience unlike any other trike, this three-wheeler features over 60 motion-activated, auto on/off multi-color LEDs that create a stunning light show. The View, ABC News, 13 Dec. 2023 In downtown areas, all food deliveries and an increasing percentage of parcels are delivered by electric scooters and electric cargo trikes. Michael Barnard, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 There’s the trike both my kids have outgrown (one, collecting dust on my porch). Caitlin Gibson, Washington Post, 13 Dec. 2023 Zdarsky was grounded, his trike was impounded, and the StB was onto him. Smithsonian Magazine, 17 Aug. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

by shortening & alteration

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trike was in 1883

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Cite this Entry

“Trike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trike. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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