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granny gear

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Definition of granny gear in English:

noun

informal
The lowest gear on a bicycle.
Example sentences
  • My blistering pace has now slowed to a mere crawl and I've been reduced to using yes, my granny gear.
  • Just shy of 12,000 feet, even the smallest uphill can test one's lung capacity and necessitate granny gear.
  • It was a very difficult climb, requiring use of the granny gear.

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