Velocipedist Ve*loc"i*pe`dist, n. One who rides on a velocipede; a cyclist. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • velocipedist — VELOCIPEDÍST, Ă, velocipedişti, te, s.m. şi f. Persoană care circulă cu velocipedul. – Din fr. vélocipèdiste. Trimis de cornel, 04.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  VELOCIPEDÍST s. v. biciclist, ciclist, rutier. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • velocipedist — ve·loc·i·ped·ist …   English syllables

  • velocipedist — də̇st noun ( s) : one who rides a velocipede * * * velocˈipēdist (or / pēdˈ/) noun • • • Main Entry: ↑velocipede …   Useful english dictionary

  • velocipede — velocipedist, n. /veuh los euh peed /, n. 1. a vehicle, usually having two or three wheels, that is propelled by the rider. 2. an early kind of bicycle or tricycle. 3. a light, three wheeled, pedal driven vehicle for railway inspection, used for… …   Universalium

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  • bicycle — bicyclist, bicycler, n. /buy si keuhl, sik euhl, suy keuhl/, n., v., bicycled, bicycling. n. 1. a vehicle with two wheels in tandem, usually propelled by pedals connected to the rear wheel by a chain, and having handlebars for steering and a… …   Universalium

  • velocipede — [vɪ lɒsɪpi:d] noun 1》 historical an early form of bicycle propelled by working pedals on cranks fitted to the front axle. 2》 US a child s tricycle. Derivatives velocipedist noun Origin C19: from Fr. vélocipède, from L. velox, veloc swift + pes,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • velocipede —   n. old fashioned bicycle.    ♦ velocipedist, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • velocipede — n. 1 hist. an early form of bicycle propelled by pressure from the rider s feet on the ground. 2 US a child s tricycle. Derivatives: velocipedist n. Etymology: F veacutelocipegravede f. L velox ocis swift + pes pedis foot …   Useful english dictionary

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