twist grip

noun

a handlebar control in the form of a ratchet-controlled rotating grip, used on some bicycles and motorcycles as a gear-change control and on motorcycles as an accelerator

Nearby words

  1. twirler,
  2. twirp,
  3. twist,
  4. twist around one's finger,
  5. twist drill,
  6. twist in the wind,
  7. twist someone's arm,
  8. twist tie,
  9. twisted,
  10. twisted hairs

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