trike

noun
\ ˈtrīk How to pronounce trike (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The red trike just seems to fit that scene perfectly. cleveland, "Olmsted offers an array of mailbox art: Olmsted Dates and Data," 9 Nov. 2020 And of course there's her three-wheeled bookstore, an idea partly inspired by seeing someone else carry ice cream on the back of a trike. Agya K. Aning, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Niche Book Bar brings Black literature to Milwaukee via bike while the owner plans a permanent shop," 15 Sep. 2020 While cruisers are often two wheeled, a new category of three-wheel bikes, called trikes, are increasingly popular. Richard A. Marini, ExpressNews.com, "Born to be mild: Motorcycles that cater to comfort over speed popular for older adults who still love to ride," 20 Dec. 2019 In addition to the protective body frame, the trikes also have roll bars and seat belts. Richard A. Marini, ExpressNews.com, "Born to be mild: Motorcycles that cater to comfort over speed popular for older adults who still love to ride," 20 Dec. 2019 This dichotomy has given birth to other unconventional fare like Arcimoto or Electra Meccanica's trikes. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "The Polaris Slingshot three-wheeler is not for shrinking violets," 5 Oct. 2019 However, this 4-year-old boy’s will be a special adaptive trike his therapists recommend. Wendy Grossman Kantor, PEOPLE.com, "'Baby Buns,' Now 4, Snuggles and Laughs with Big Brother in 'Absolutely Adorable' Holiday Photos," 21 Nov. 2019 Morin dreams of returning to the road on two wheels or maybe a trike. BostonGlobe.com, "Survivor recounts harrowing N.H. motorcycle crash in first public remarks - The Boston Globe," 21 Oct. 2019 And because that battery is low down in the tube frame chassis, the Arcimoto is remarkably stable for a trike. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "Arcimoto begins customer deliveries of its fun little electric trike," 19 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of trike

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trike

by shortening & alteration

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12 Nov 2020

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“Trike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trike. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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