Meaning of “tricycle” in the English Dictionary

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"tricycle" in British English

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tricyclenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtraɪ.sɪ.kəl/ us /ˈtraɪ.sə.kəl/ also trike

Examples from literature

  • He also rides a tricycle to work! 

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

"tricycle" in American English

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tricyclenoun [ C ]

us /ˈtrɑɪ·sɪ·kəl, -ˌsɪk·əl/

a vehicle with two wheels at the back and one in front, having a seat for a rider whose feet push pedals around in circles to make the wheels turn:

Our three-year-old loves her red tricycle.

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