Definition of unicycle in English:

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unicycle

Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞onəˌsīk(ə)l/

noun

A cycle with a single wheel, typically used by acrobats.
Example sentences
  • After a year attending classes at the Montreal circus school, Corinne was doing wheelies on a unicycle and holding handstands.
  • It's not a regular unicycle - it has the wheel of a mountain bike.
  • Acrobatics has maintained its status as a spectacular bodily art; complex gymnastic feats are now often performed with apparatus such as balls, unicycles, trampolines, tightropes, and trapezes.

Derivatives

unicyclist

Pronunciation: /-ˌsīklist/
noun
Example sentences
  • The reporter had been ‘on the road’ for a dozen years, filing stories on ‘those gentler subjects’ (rural eccentrics, unicyclists, small-town sages, long-time friends, a high-school team with a record number of consecutive losses).
  • The earliest mention of the sport he has been able to uncover dates back to 1925, when a silent German movie called ‘Variete’ shows ‘a short scene with two unicyclists performing on a stage.’
  • This inclusive, holistic event welcomes diverse pedal-pushing practitioners such as uninhibited unicyclists, temperate tandem riders, and tawdry tricyclists who wish to share the open-road experience with like-minded folks.

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Syllabification: u·ni·cy·cle

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