Wheelie meaning

wēlē, hwē-
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A stunt in which the front wheel or wheels of a vehicle, such as a bicycle or motorcycle, are raised so that the vehicle is balanced momentarily on its rear wheel or wheels.
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A stunt performed on a motorcycle or bicycle, in which the front wheel is raised so that the vehicle is balanced for a moment on its rear wheel.
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A stunt where a bicycle or other vehicle is ridden while it is standing only on its rear wheel or wheels.

Jim fell off his bike when he was trying to do a wheelie.

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(intransitive) To perform the stunt of riding a vehicle on its rear wheel.
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pop a wheelie
  • To execute such a stunt.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of wheelie - wheely

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

pop a wheelie

Origin of wheelie

  • wheel –ie

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

  • From wheel +"Ž -ie.

    From Wiktionary