Motorcycle meaning

mōtər-sīkəl
A two-wheeled motor vehicle resembling a heavy bicycle, sometimes having two saddles and a sidecar with a third wheel.
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A similar vehicle having three wheels.
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To motor around on a motorcycle; to ride.
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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.
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To ride a motorcycle.
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An open-seated motor-powered vehicle with two wheels.
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Origin of motorcycle

  • motor (bi)cycle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From motor + cycle.

    From Wiktionary