Definition of pushbike in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʊʃbʌɪk/


British informal
A bicycle.
Example sentences
  • I invested in an old pushbike and cycled through the seething frenzy of traffic with my own mortality looming before me like a 20 ft shadow.
  • He takes us from the French pushbike or draisine of 1816 through boneshakers and penny-farthings to the English velocipedes and the Humbers of the 1880s.
  • What people generally do is hire pushbikes and go cycling around the desert, visiting sites and getting sunburned.
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