two-wheel·​er ˈtü-ˈ(h)wē-lər How to pronounce two-wheeler (audio)
: a 2-wheeled vehicle (such as a bicycle)

Examples of two-wheeler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Batteries that can no longer power a two-wheeler can instead power parking meters or traffic lights. Lionel Lim, Fortune Asia, 2 Feb. 2024 Since the European debt crisis began, the Italian company has watched European sales of two-wheelers plummet by nearly 50 percent over a five-year period. Madeline O’Leary, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 Factors include the two-wheeler manufacturer’s strategic road map for its electric-vehicle product portfolio and its entry into the middle-weight motorcycle segment, Chadawar says. WSJ, 2 Jan. 2024 India’s electric two-wheeler market is steadily growing. Niharika Sharma, Quartz, 9 June 2023 Penned by Centro Stile Ducati and Bentley designers, the two-wheeler nods to its four-wheeled muse with sleek lines and a sporty silhouette. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 11 Dec. 2023 Uber is testing Nairobi as the first African city with electric two-wheeler options. Clifford Krauss, New York Times, 9 Dec. 2023 Journalistic hyperbole aside, there’s no denying this is one impressive two-wheeler. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 3 Nov. 2023 The stylish two-wheeler is available for $5,800, which is significantly less than the company’s motorcycles, but more than twice the average e-bike’s $2,800 price tag. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 30 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of two-wheeler was in 1861

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“Two-wheeler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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: a 2-wheeled vehicle (as a bicycle)
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