Meaning of “motorcycle” in the English Dictionary


"motorcycle" in English

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motorcyclenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈməʊ.təˌsaɪ.kəl/ us /ˈmoʊ.t̬ɚˌsaɪ.kəl/ also motorbike

Examples from literature

  • Do you use cars, bicycles, or motorcycles? 
  • Sometimes, pizza gets delivered by car but usually by bicycle or motorcycle. 
  • There are high-speed sports such as Moto GP motorcycle racing, or the Formula 1 Grand Prix races, where cars drive up to 350 kilometers per hour. 

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

"motorcycle" in American English

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motorcyclenoun [ C ]

us /ˈmoʊ·t̬ərˌsɑɪ·kəl/

a two-wheeled vehicle powered by an engine

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