Definition of wheelie in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwiːli


  • A trick or manoeuvre whereby a bicycle or motorcycle is ridden for a short distance with the front wheel raised off the ground: a boy cavorted around on a dirt bike doing wheelies
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    • However, you'll still be able to perform donuts, wheelies, or other motorcycle tricks on bikes.
    • The trick involves doing a wheelie, in which you swing the front wheels from side to side.
    • The team consists of six daring riders who perform a whole range of stunts from high jumps to wheelies on motorcycles, quad bikes and three-wheelers.

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