Origin of tricycleFr: see tri- and cycle
Origin of tricycleFrench tri- three ( from Greek tri- ; see tri- . )Greek kuklos wheel ; see cycle .
- A cycle with three wheels, powered by pedals and usually intended for young children.
- (Philippines) cycle rickshaw (a motorized three-wheeler, the Philippine version of the rickshaw, consisting of a motorbike attached to a sidecar which may be customised according to the owner's choice. Widely used as a public means of transportation alongside the more popular Philippine jeepney).
(third-person singular simple present tricycles, present participle tricycling, simple past and past participle tricycled)
- To ride a tricycle.
- The child tricycled around the driveway until dark.
tri- +"Ž cycle.