Definition of handlebar in English:


Line breaks: handle|bar
Pronunciation: /ˈhand(ə)lbɑː


(usually handlebars)
  • The steering bar of a bicycle, motorbike, scooter, or other vehicle, with a handgrip at each end: flat handlebars give a more upright seating position [as modifier]: handlebar tape
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    • Such baskets dangle from the handlebars of the bicycles, mopeds and motorbikes which are the transport of the masses.
    • One year an enterprising bunch of local lads, spotting a gap in the market, offered trips back down to the station on the handlebars of their bicycles.
    • He was also shown a bicycle fork and handlebars that the prosecution alleged Hughes used to weigh down the bag to prevent its discovery.

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