Definition of training wheels in English:

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training wheels


plural noun

North American
A pair of small supporting wheels fitted on either side of the rear wheel of a child’s bicycle.
Example sentences
  • In those days, at least in that part of England, there were no such things as training wheels and the smallest bicycles had twenty-four-inch wheels.
  • ‘When he was 4 he jumped on a bicycle - no training wheels - and just rode off,’ says Bill.
  • He could remember scenes when Nora was four, and he had pushed her down the driveway on her bicycle without her training wheels.

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