Definitions

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  • n. A motorcyclist who is a member of a gang; a biker.

Etymologies

From bike (“short for motorbike”) +‎ -ie (“diminutive suffix”). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Last weekend, a man was beaten to death at Sydney Airport in a vicious brawl, and other motorcycle gang-related violence has turned the media spotlight onto what has been described as a bikie war.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • Premier John Brumby said his Government and police command were discussing options to stop fortification of buildings such as bikie clubhouses.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • An independent senior lawyer will be appointed this year to monitor applications to have groups such as bikie gangs declared criminal organisations, the Queensland government says.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • AN independent senior lawyer will be appointed to monitor applications to have Queensland groups such as bikie gangs declared criminal organisations.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • AFP will reorganise in push to fight crime THE Australian Federal Police will undergo a major restructure to meet the growing threat from organised crime, creating a division to take on established criminal syndicates such as bikie gangs and drug rings.

    The Australian | News |

  • The small minority of motorcycle riders that are involved in criminal activity should be able to be dealt with under existing laws against organised (or other) crime, we don't need more laws specifically targeting motorbike riders, or hysterical public discussion, about "bikie" terror.

    Central Midlands & Coastal Advocate

  • "It is not just bikies - the word 'bikie' doesn't appear in the legislation at all," he said.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • Apart from the fact that two (thankfully friendly) bikie gangs shared with us, we rocked around like the proverbial cork in an ocean.

    HLO Day 9: Sea? Sick! | Lifehacker Australia

  • Zervas 'brother Anthony, 29-yo, was left to die in a pool of blood after the brawl involving Comancheros bikie gang members.

    Alleged Hells Angel Charged Over Comancheros Sydney Airport Brawl

  • The classic "Thriller" and the bikie fad of "Bad" Bad is actually my favourite Jackson album, the glowing concrete of "Billie Jean".

    Archive 2009-06-01

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