Meaning of “cyclist” in the English Dictionary


"cyclist" in English

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cyclistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsaɪ.klɪst/ us /ˈsaɪ.klɪst/

Examples from literature

  • Cyclists push, or pedal, the wheels around with the power of their legs. 
  • For an extra dollar, cyclists can also take their bikes on board and enjoy the beautiful views along the river. 
  • One reason is that most triathletes are runners or cyclists first, not swimmers. 
  • A solitary cyclist was coming towards us. 
  • And the flight was a swift one, since it took five miles before an expert cyclist could overtake them. 
  • As the cyclists, far behind, came down a long winding hill on which they had managed to catch occasional glimpses of their quarry, Dean, with a muttered exclamation, put on a sudden burst of speed. 
  • To-day the old Bath road is silent, or echoes only the fierce note of the cyclist's bell. 
  • Two cyclists were consulting a road map in preparation for a little tour together. 

(Definition of “cyclist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cyclist" in American English

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cyclistnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsɑɪ·klɪst/

a person who rides a bicycle:

There’s a special lane for cyclists.

(Definition of “cyclist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)