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trike

[ trahyk ]
/ traɪk /
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noun Informal.
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Origin of trike

By shortening and alteration; see bike1
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How to use trike in a sentence

  • And why should those border desperadoes have followed, through sixty miles of desolation, to trike him down?

    Keith of the Border|Randall Parrish
  • I tiptoed downstairs and out the front door to where the trike car was parked, and started for the village a mile to the west.

    The Statue|Mari Wolf
  • Lately it grew harder and harder to drive, to keep the trike car on the narrow strip of pavement.

    The Statue|Mari Wolf
  • Miss Bibby went round at once to the other door and demanded “Trike,” though Kate strongly advised against it.

British Dictionary definitions for trike

trike
/ (traɪk) /

noun
short for tricycle
a microlight aircraft with three fixed wheels for landing and take-off
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