motor scooter
noun Date: 1919 a low 2- or 3-wheeled automotive vehicle resembling a child's scooter and having a seat so that the rider does not straddle the engine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • motor scooter — n. a light motor vehicle resembling a scooter, having usually two small wheels with the driver seated over the engine and placing the feet in front resting on a floorboard …   English World dictionary

  • motor scooter — motor .scooter n a ↑scooter …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • motor scooter — motor ,scooter noun count a SCOOTER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • motor scooter — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms motor scooter : singular motor scooter plural motor scooters a scooter …   English dictionary

  • motor scooter — n. to drive, ride a motor scooter * * * [ məʊtəˌskuːtə] ride a motor scooter to drive …   Combinatory dictionary

  • motor-scooter — motoroleris statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Vienos arba dviejų vietų motociklas su mažais ratais. kilmė lot. motor – judintojas + vok. roller – riedėti atitikmenys: angl. motor scooter; scooter vok. Motorroller, m rus.… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • motor scooter — noun a wheeled vehicle with small wheels and a low powered gasoline engine geared to the rear wheel • Syn: ↑scooter • Derivationally related forms: ↑scoot (for: ↑scooter) • Hypernyms: ↑wheeled vehicle …   Useful english dictionary

  • motor scooter — noun see scooter …   English new terms dictionary

  • motor scooter — noun (C) a scooter (1) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • motor scooter — mo′tor scoot er n. trs scooter 2) • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

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