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noun
a bicycle designed for off-road use, typically having a smaller and sturdier frame and smaller and wider tires than a standard bicycle.
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Also called all-terrain bike.

Origin of mountain bike

1985–90

OTHER WORDS FROM mountain bike

mountain biker, nounmountain biking, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mountain bike

mountain bike

noun
a type of sturdy bicycle with at least 16 and up to 21 gears, straight handlebars, and heavy-duty tyres
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