Definition of motorbike in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmōdərˌbīk/


US A lightweight motorcycle.
Example sentences
  • The rioters have also started using motorbikes and mobile phones to trace the movements of police riot squads, in tactics reminiscent of urban guerrilla movements.
  • I actually prefer motorbikes by quite a long way.
  • Last August he was the target of an assassination attempt, when gunmen on motorbikes opened fire on his car.



Example sentences
  • The convoy was headed by five motorbikers under the guidance of Jimmy Maher.
  • They were having trouble with motor bikers using their alleyways for access to the Marsh Playing Fields.
  • With some drivers ignoring the road signs to slow down and a number of motorbikers speeding through the village especially at weekends there have been some near misses.


Example sentences
  • Each weekend we plan a different adventure - cycling, motorbiking, hiking, climbing, a jet flight.
  • Ummm, anyway, so thoughts of imminent death aside, motorbiking is a fabulous way to see the countryside in an intimate fashion.
  • After school he went on to study computing at university, while maintaining a keen interest in off-road motorbiking.

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Syllabification: mo·tor·bike

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