trike

noun
\ ˈtrīk How to pronounce trike (audio) \

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Examples of trike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As part of an effort to improve performance, Harley plans to make $190 million to $250 million a year in capital investments during the next five years with a focus on touring, cruiser and trike markets. Ricardo Torres, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11 May 2021 We're told that 10 will be coming to buyers in the U.S., with the trike's official MSRP a hefty $59,000. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 27 Nov. 2020 The red trike just seems to fit that scene perfectly. cleveland, 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, 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, 20 Dec. 2019 In addition to the protective body frame, the trikes also have roll bars and seat belts. Richard A. Marini, ExpressNews.com, 20 Dec. 2019 This dichotomy has given birth to other unconventional fare like Arcimoto or Electra Meccanica's trikes. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 5 Oct. 2019 However, this 4-year-old boy’s will be a special adaptive trike his therapists recommend. Wendy Grossman Kantor, PEOPLE.com, 21 Nov. 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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Last Updated

29 May 2021

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“Trike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trike. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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