monocycle

[ mon-uh-sahy-kuhl ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌsaɪ kəl /

noun

a one-wheeled vehicle.

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Origin of monocycle

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; mono- + cycle
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Example sentences from the Web for monocycle

  • Sergeant Walpole got exhaustedly off his monocycle and duplicated the 'copter man's efforts.

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  • Just my monocycle got hot an' caught on fire, an' then a ship busted out in flames an' went down.

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  • He flung a leg over the monocycle's seat and pointed tiredly to the trail of the Wabbly.

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British Dictionary definitions for monocycle

monocycle
/ (ˈmɒnəˌsaɪkəl) /

noun

another name for unicycle
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