bike

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[ bahyk ]
/ baɪk /

noun

Informal.
  1. a bicycle.
  2. a motorbike.
  3. a motorcycle.
Harness Racing. a sulky with tires like those of a bicycle.

verb (used without object), biked, bik·ing.

to ride a bike: I bike to work.

Idioms

    get off one's bike, Australian Informal. to lose control of oneself or become angry.

Origin of bike

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1880–85, Americanism; alteration of bicycle
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British Dictionary definitions for biking (1 of 2)

bike

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/ (baɪk) /

noun, verb

informal short for bicycle, motorcycle
on your bike British slang away you go
get off one's bike Australian and NZ slang to lose one's self-control

noun

slang a promiscuous womanthe town bike

British Dictionary definitions for biking (2 of 2)

bike

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byke

Scot

noun

a wasps' or bees' nest

verb (intr)

to swarm

Word Origin for bike

C14: of uncertain origin
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