Bicycle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbaɪsɪkl|  American pronunciation of the word bicycle
Brit.  |ˈbʌɪsɪk(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word bicycle

noun

- a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals (syn: bike, cycle, wheel)

verb

- ride a bicycle (syn: bike, cycle, pedal, wheel)

Examples

...the range of the boy's explorations vastly expanded when he acquired his first bicycle...

Can James ride a bicycle yet?

He got a new bicycle for his birthday.

He wants a bicycle for his birthday.

He rode his bicycle here this morning.

He pumped air into the bicycle tire.

This old bicycle has obviously gotten some hard use.

Her broken bicycle lay in pieces by the side of the road.

...there's no question that that bicycle racer was significantly advantaged by a great set of genes...

He helped his daughter balance on her bicycle before she started peddling.

Bicycle riding exercises the leg muscles.

Most children learn to ride a bicycle at an early age.

She got on her bicycle and rode away.

She chained her bicycle to the post and went inside.

She locked the bicycle to the railing with a chain.

Word forms

noun
singular: bicycle
plural: bicycles
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