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motorcycle Syllabification: mo·tor·cy·cle
Pronunciation: /ˈmōdərˌsīk(ə)l/

Definition of motorcycle in English:


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A two-wheeled vehicle that is powered by a motor and has no pedals.
Example sentences
  • However in my experience, most accidents involving motorcycles involve other vehicles.
  • He also said motorcycles and other motor vehicles would be banned from using the trail.
  • Mopeds, motor scooters and motorcycles all offer the freedom of a car while using less fuel.



Pronunciation: /ˈmōdərˌsīk(ə)liNG/
Example sentences
  • Luke's hobbies include karate, in which he has a yellow belt, motorcycling - his parents bought him a motorbike for his 16th birthday - and drumming.
  • We want riders to come out and enjoy the freedom and excitement that motorcycling gives, but we want them to do this safely.
  • Studies have shown that motorcycling requires more decisions per second, and more sheer data processing than nearly any other common activity or sport.


Pronunciation: /ˈmōdərˌsīklist/
Example sentences
  • Waterford Gardai are making a special appeal to motorcyclists to take care on the roads over the Bank Holiday weekend.
  • The number of incidents involving motorists and motorcyclists has increased tenfold in recent years.
  • However, most of the road users caught travelling at excessive speeds in the county were car drivers rather than motorcyclists.

Words that rhyme with motorcycle

unicycle • monocycle

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