- a vehicle with one wheel, especially a pedal-driven device kept upright and steered by body balance, commonly used by acrobats and other performers.
- to ride a unicycle.
Origin of unicycle
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And I guarantee that neither candidate is going to rip up your commuter route and replace it with a unicycle track.Ask the Blogger: How About That Election?
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M. Scuri is also known as the inventor of a unicycle and a quadruple cornet.
Unicycle, ū-ni-sī′kl, n. an acrobat's cycle having but one wheel.
Lenny sat behind the far desk, watching his brother come up the primrose path in a unicycle.The Foreign Hand Tie
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- a one-wheeled vehicle driven by pedals, esp one used in a circus, etcAlso called: monocycle
from uni- + cycle, on the model of tricycle
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Word Origin and History for unicycle
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