- a two-wheeled (or, if equipped with a sidecar, three-wheeled) vehicle propelled by an internal-combustion engine and resembling a bicycle, but usually larger and heavier, and often having two saddles
- a similar vehicle having three wheels
Origin of motorcyclemotor + (bi)cycle
intransitive verb-·cled, -·cling
to ride a motorcycle
A two-wheeled motor vehicle resembling a heavy bicycle, sometimes having a sidecar with a third wheel.
Origin of motorcyclemotor (bi)cycle
(third-person singular simple present motorcycles, present participle motorcycling, simple past and past participle motorcycled)