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Meaning of “motorbike” in the English Dictionary

"motorbike" in British English

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motorbikenoun [C]

uk   /ˈməʊ.tə.baɪk/  us   /ˈmoʊ.t̬ɚ-/
A2 a motorcycle: She ​jumped on her motorbike and ​raced off down the ​road.

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  • I was just two ​miles from ​home when my motorbike ​conked out!
  • Her ​brotherborrowed her motorbike and ​crashed it.
  • "Joe says he's going to ​buy a motorbike." "Over my ​deadbody!"
  • He made his ​escape on the back of a motorbike.
  • I like going on the back of Laurent's motorbike, though it can get a ​bithairy.
(Definition of motorbike from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"motorbike" in American English

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motorbikenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmoʊ·t̬ərˌbɑɪk/
a ​smallmotorcycle
(Definition of motorbike from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “motorbike”
in Chinese (Simplified) 摩托车, 轻型摩托车…
in Turkish motosıklet…
in Russian мотоцикл…
in Chinese (Traditional) 摩托車, 輕型摩托車…
in Polish motor…
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