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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British Dictionary definitions for cyclist

cyclist

US cycler

/ (ˈsaɪklɪst) /

noun

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

cyclist

n.

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

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