Definition of motocross in English:

motocross

Syllabification: mo·to·cross
Pronunciation: /ˈmōtōˌkrôs, -ˌkräs
 
/

noun

  • Cross-country racing on motorcycles.
    More example sentences
    • Barrett's initial racing experience came in motocross.
    • Considered one of America's up-and-coming drivers, the 20 year-old Jaskol started his career in motocross at the age of nine.
    • Fernandez began racing in motocross when he was 8 years old.

Derivatives

motocrosser

noun
More example sentences
  • Sadly, four-wheelers and motocrossers are our allies in maintaining access to the best trails on earth.
  • If there were such a thing as Motorcycle Protection Agency, the 125 cc motocrossers we were testing would be on its list of endangered species.
  • These high-profile victories were to signal the coming of a new era of 4-stroke motocrossers.

Origin

1950s: via French from motor + cross.

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