Definition of fixie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfiksē/


A single-gear bicycle that has no freewheel, so that its wheels cannot move unless power is applied to the pedals.
Example sentences
  • I suppose I've always been curious about Joel's fixie's, that's why I bought a wheel with a flip-flop hub.
  • He rides a fixie around Chicago, the city that loves him back.
  • The fixie rider yelled out, "That's a red light, mate".


Early 21st century: from fixed-wheel bicycle or fixed-gear bicycle.

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Syllabification: fix·ie

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