Definition of moped in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈməʊpɛd


A light motor cycle, especially one with an engine capacity of not more than 50 cc.
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  • The big difference between mopeds, motor scooters and motorcycles is power.
  • Pc Bateson said he noticed the moped had its lights on and was displaying registration plates, but the trials bike was not.
  • Cars, motorcycles, mopeds and scooters were also checked for road-worthiness and officers will advise on essential repairs.


1950s: from Swedish, from (trampcykel med) mo(tor och) ped(aler) 'pedal cycle with motor and pedals'.

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