What does motorcycle mean?

Definitions for motorcycle
ˈmoʊ tərˌsaɪ kəlmo·tor·cy·cle

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word motorcycle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. motorcycle, bike(verb)

    a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame

  2. motorbike, motorcycle, cycle(verb)

    ride a motorcycle

Wiktionary

  1. motorcycle(Noun)

    An open-seated motor-powered vehicle with two wheels.

    Etymology: From motor + cycle.

  2. motorcycle(Verb)

    To motor around on a motorcycle; to ride.

    Etymology: From motor + cycle.

Freebase

  1. Motorcycle

    A motorcycle is a two or three wheeled motor vehicle. Motorcycles vary considerably depending on the task they are designed for, such as long distance travel, navigating congested urban traffic, cruising, sport and racing, or off-road conditions. Motorcycles are one of the most affordable forms of motorised transport in many parts of the world and, for most of the world's population, they are also the most common type of motor vehicle. There are around 200 million motorcycles in use worldwide, or about 33 motorcycles per 1000 people. This compares to around 590 million cars, or about 91 per 1000 people. Most of the motorcycles, 58%, are in the developing countries of Asia – Southern and Eastern Asia, and the Asia Pacific countries, excluding Japan – while 33% of the cars are concentrated in the United States and Japan. In 2006, China had 54 million motorcycles in use and an annual production of 22 million units. As of 2002, India, with an estimated 37 million motorcycles/mopeds, was home to the largest number of motorised two wheelers in the world. China came a close second with 34 million motorcycles/mopeds.

Editors Contribution

  1. motorcycle

    A type of vehicle.

    They did have a motorcycle club at the village hall.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 3, 2020  

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How to pronounce motorcycle?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say motorcycle in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of motorcycle in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of motorcycle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of motorcycle in a Sentence

  1. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte:

    And I’d go around in Davao with a motorcycle, with a big bike around, and I would just patrol the streets, looking for trouble.

  2. Town Marshal David Smith:

    The issues we deal with are usually from someone who may be wanting to make a name for themselves and tries to harass or in some way antagonize an outlaw motorcycle gang member.

  3. Jorge Montaño:

    They're killing those of us in the street to steal our bike because there are no bikes or spare parts, well-dressed women participate in the scam. They ask for a taxi ride, and when you arrive there is a thief waiting to rob you. Sometimes our companions don't want to hand over the motorcycle and they shoot them in the legs or they kill them.

  4. Tania Castro:

    I am walking and walking a lot because I don't have a bicycle, a motorcycle, or a car and the buses are not working.

  5. Tom Fitzgerald:

    We might do well to contain our elation at seeing the light at the end of the tunnel until we are certain it is not some guy on a motorcycle coming straight at us.

Images & Illustrations of motorcycle

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