wheelie

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noun wheel·ie \ˈhwē-lē, ˈwē-\

Definition of wheelie

  1. :  a maneuver in which a wheeled vehicle (as a bicycle) is momentarily balanced on its rear wheel or wheels

Examples of wheelie in a sentence

  1. He did a wheelie on his bike.

Circa 1965

First Known Use of wheelie

circa 1965



WHEELIE Defined for English Language Learners

wheelie

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noun wheel·ie \ˈhwē-lē, ˈwē-\

Definition of wheelie for English Language Learners

  • : an action in which a bicycle, motorcycle, etc. is balanced for a short time on its rear wheel


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