[ trahyk ]
/ traɪk /

noun Informal.

Origin of trike

by shortening and alteration; see bike1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for trike

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

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

    Keith of the Border|Randall Parrish
  • Lately it grew harder and harder to drive, to keep the trike car on the narrow strip of pavement.

    The Statue|Mari Wolf

British Dictionary definitions for trike


/ (traɪk) /


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

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