Definition of bike in English:


Syllabification: bike
Pronunciation: /bīk


A bicycle or motorcycle: I’m going by bike [as modifier]: a bike ride
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  • His best freebie has been a mountain bike and a bike rack for his car.
  • It's no secret that eBay has become one of the hottest spots on the Internet to buy and sell used bikes and bike gear.
  • There is also a fun ride where the citizens of Hamburg can ride their bikes around a set course in the city streets.


[no object] informal Back to top  
Ride a bicycle or motorcycle: we hope to encourage as many people as possible to bike to work (as noun biking) the terrain is perfect for biking
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  • Falconry displays, American cheerleaders, Quad biking and train rides will also feature.
  • Avoid driving whenever possible by walking, biking, using public transit, or car-pooling.
  • These are real and possible threats while biking along a suburban city paved bike and hike trail.


late 19th century: abbreviation.

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