a motorized bicycle that has pedals in addition to a low-powered gasoline engine designed for low-speed operation.
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How to use moped in a sentence
Lime, which has e-scooter or e-bike operations, or both, in 130 cities across the world, said its mopeds answer to the growing demand for short trips in the city.More mopeds may be coming to the District this spring | Luz Lazo | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
The company restarted its 3,000-strong fleet of mopeds in four boroughs after the city of New York approved its relaunch plan, which included several new features in its app aimed at increasing safety.Revel pulls electric mopeds after failing to make a dent in Austin’s car culture | Kirsten Korosec | December 4, 2020 | TechCrunch
Helbiz, a New York-based company that operates e-bikes, e-scooters and mopeds in cities around the world, is buying dockless electric scooter operator Skip, the companies announced Thursday.Skip, the first company to bring e-scooters to D.C., to be acquired by competitor Helbiz | Luz Lazo | December 3, 2020 | Washington Post
Police said Hylton, 20, had been seen riding a moped on a sidewalk and without a helmet.Federal prosecutors will not press charges against D.C. officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Deon Kay | Keith L. Alexander, Peter Hermann | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Police said they also are trying to determine the path of the moped and the officers.Police video shows fatal crash as D.C. officers attempt to stop moped driver | Peter Hermann, Justin Jouvenal, Julie Zauzmer | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
And in the book, the journalist doesn't ride off for a summer of moped-fueled romance with the apprentice exorcist either.
Last week I should have moped and fumed here, and cursed my luck in being bound to a log on a day like this.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
Drove them away from vicinity of shack several times but they returned & moped in shade of house.Cabin Fever | B. M. Bower
The little boy cried and moped for some days; but, after the manner of children, he soon became reconciled to his new situation.
One alone, dingy yellow in color, moped apart from his fellows, and took no interest in the banquet.The Lieutenant-Governor | Guy Wetmore Carryl
I don't know what cat had caught my wife in its claws, but she too moped and pined just like my unlucky bird.A Sportsman's Sketches | Ivan Turgenev
British Dictionary definitions for moped
British a light motorcycle, not over 50cc
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