wheelie
noun Date: circa 1965 a maneuver in which a wheeled vehicle (as a bicycle) is momentarily balanced on its rear wheel or wheels

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wheelie — ► NOUN informal ▪ a manoeuvre whereby a bicycle or motorcycle is ridden for a short distance with the front wheel raised off the ground …   English terms dictionary

  • wheelie — ☆ wheelie [hwē′lē, wē′lē ] n. a stunt performed on a motorcycle or bicycle, in which the front wheel is raised so that the vehicle is balanced for a moment on its rear wheel …   English World dictionary

  • Wheelie — In vehicle acrobatics, a wheelie is a trick where the front wheel or wheels come off the ground due to an excessive amount of torque being powered to the rear wheel or wheels. Wheelies are usually associated with motorbikes.Bicycle wheelieTo… …   Wikipedia

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  • wheelie — wheel|ie [ˈwi:li] n informal do a wheelie also pop a wheelie AmE to lift the front wheel of a bicycle that you are riding off the ground, so that you are balancing on the back wheel …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wheelie — UK [ˈwiːlɪ] / US [ˈwɪlɪ] / US [ˈhwɪlɪ] noun [countable] Word forms wheelie : singular wheelie plural wheelies a movement in which a rider lifts the front wheel of a bicycle or motorbike high in the air and balances on the back wheel only …   English dictionary

  • wheelie — noun A stunt where a bicycle or other vehicle is ridden while it is standing only on its rear wheel or wheels. Jim fell off his bike when he was trying to do a wheelie. Syn: mono …   Wiktionary

  • Wheelie — Whee|lie [ wi:li], das; s, s [engl. wheelie, zu: wheel = Rad]: das [kurzzeitige] Fahren eines Motorrades od. Mopeds mit dem Vorderrad in der Luft …   Universal-Lexikon

  • wheelie — adj. Wheelie is used with these nouns: ↑bin, ↑suitcase …   Collocations dictionary

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