- a standard bicycle, operated by pedals rather than a motor.
Also push bi·cycle, push cy·cle.
Origin of push-bike
First recorded in 1905–10
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Examples from the Web for push-bike
To 1902 belong the first illustrations of the motor-bicycle and of "trailers" attached to the "push-bike."Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.
Charles L. Graves
He got hold of a push-bike alongside the waggons for some distance, finishing up on a limber.Adventures of a Despatch Rider
W. H. L. Watson
- British an informal name for bicycle
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