Definition of unicycle
: a vehicle that has a single wheel and is usually propelled by pedals
unicyclistplay \ˈyü-ni-ˌsī-k(ə-)list\ noun
Recent Examples of unicycle from the Web
In addition to bike stunt shows, the Oakland festival offers a frame welding demonstration and even a station to learn how to ride unicycles.
From a first-grade reading contest, to being the first to get in line, to learning how to ride a unicycle before a best friend could.
Nearby, a crowd watched a juggler on a unicycle, followed by a Houdini-like escape artist extracting himself from a straight jacket.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A group of would-be circus performers in New Jersey’s capital city are using unicycles, acrobatics and spinning plates to bridge the divide between poverty and privilege.
Fans were most engaged by Red Panda, the dish-juggling, unicycle-riding, captivating halftime act.
In the third video, a drone demonstration terminated in flames, and in the fourth, a man took a tumble from a unicycle while chugging a beer.
Crazy Horse, who played rugby in college, twice dove from his unicycle to the asphalt to score touchdowns.
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Origin and Etymology of unicycle
uni- + -cycle (as in tricycle)
First Known Use: 1869See Words from the same year
UNICYCLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unicycle for English Language Learners
: a vehicle that is similar to a bicycle but has only one wheel
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