- to ride a bike: I bike to work.
- get off one's bike, Australian Informal. to lose control of oneself or become angry.
Origin of bike1
1880–85, Americanism; alteration of bicycle
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I felt all cramped and muggy, and as the day was fine, biked over to the aerodrome.Aliens
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I biked the afternoon trek, and got thoroughly drenched by a downpour in doing so.The Matabele Campaign
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- slang a promiscuous womanthe town bike
- a wasps' or bees' nest
- to swarm
C14: of uncertain origin
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Word Origin and History for biked
1882, American English, shortened and altered form of bicycle.
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