A light motor cycle, especially one with an engine capacity of not more than 50 cc.
More example sentences
- 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'.
Definition of moped in:
- The US English dictionary