handlebar

[ han-dl-bahr ]
/ ˈhæn dlˌbɑr /

noun

Usually handlebars.
  1. the curved steering bar of a bicycle, motorcycle, etc., placed in front of the rider and gripped by the hands.
  2. handlebar moustache.
a bar or rod, usually of metal and having a handle at one end, used for handling, guiding, or maneuvering some object.

Origin of handlebar

First recorded in 1885–90; handle + bar1
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British Dictionary definitions for handlebars

handlebars

/ (ˈhændəlˌbɑːz) /

pl n

(sometimes singular) a metal tube having its ends curved to form handles, used for steering a bicycle, motorcycle, etc
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