Definition of tricycle in English:

tricycle

Syllabification: tri·cy·cle
Pronunciation: /ˈtrīsikəl, -ˌsikəl
 
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noun

  • A vehicle similar to a bicycle, but having three wheels, two at the back and one at the front.
    More example sentences
    • Medium-sized ones include a tricycle or bicycle, scooter, or first in-line skates.
    • Later, Rama's brother removed the wheels from her tricycle and fixed them to his bicycle.
    • Bicycles and tricycles with heavy-laden trailers come at you from all angles, and on every street corner someone sits offering a vital puncture-repair service.

verb

[no object] (often as noun tricycling) Back to top  
  • Ride on a tricycle.
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    • Yet most of the so-called ‘experienced ‘divers on this trip were tricycling.’
    • He and his wife, Pauline, a neurologist, enjoyed music, literature, walking, tandem tricycling, and cats.
    • The prime minister tricycling through St James's Park in a purple velvet poncho must have been a memorable sight.

Derivatives

tricyclist

noun
More example sentences
  • In March the North West region hosts a weekend in Carlisle originally arranged to get tricyclists from both sides of the border for a social weekend.
  • Some of the tricyclists have been on waste-collection courses at Wongpanit.
  • If you make the distance 100 feet, the tricyclist will probably win!

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