cyclist

or cy·cler

[ sahy-klist ]
/ ˈsaɪ klɪst /
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noun

a person who rides or travels by bicycle, motorcycle, etc.

Nearby words

  1. cyclically,
  2. cyclicity,
  3. cyclicotomy,
  4. cycling,
  5. cycling shorts,
  6. cyclitis,
  7. cyclization,
  8. cyclize,
  9. cyclizine,
  10. cyclo

Origin of cyclist

First recorded in 1880–85; cycle + -ist

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Examples from the Web for cycler

  • At the top we met a cycler on his way from Canterbury, and he gave us evil tidings of the road.

    A Canterbury Pilgrimage|Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell


British Dictionary definitions for cycler

cyclist

US cycler

/ (ˈsaɪklɪst) /

noun

a person who rides or travels by bicycle, motorcycle, etc
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Word Origin and History for cycler

cyclist

n.

"bicyclist," 1882; see bicycle + -ist. Saxonists preferred wheelman.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper