[ fikst-geer ]

  1. Also called fixed-gear bicycle; Informal, fixie . a bicycle having a single-gear system and lacking a freewheel mechanism, so that the wheels only move when the pedals move.

  2. such a gear system: The bike has a fixed gear.

Origin of fixed-gear

First recorded in 1895–1900

Words Nearby fixed-gear Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024