kickstand

[ kik-stand ]
/ ˈkɪkˌstænd /

noun

a device for supporting a bicycle or motorcycle when not in use, pivoted to the rear axle in such a way that it can be kicked down below the rear wheel.

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Origin of kickstand

First recorded in 1945–50; kick + stand

Words nearby kickstand

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British Dictionary definitions for kickstand

kickstand
/ (ˈkɪkˌstænd) /

noun

a short metal bar attached to and pivoting on the bottom of the frame of a motorcycle or bicycle, which when kicked into a vertical position holds the stationary vehicle upright
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