from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cylindrical, straight or curved steering bar, usually fitted with handles at each end, as on a bicycle. Often used in the plural.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The bar used to steer a bicycle, motorbike, or similar vehicle, usually used in the plural.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The curved bar connected by a shaft to the front wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle, positioned nearly horizontally in front of the rider's seat, designed to be gripped by the rider while riding, and used to steer the vehicle. Usually used in the plural.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In a bicycle or motor-cycle, the curved bar in front of the rider by which the vehicle is guided by the hands. In the motor-cycle many of the controlling devices are affixed to the handle-bar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the shaped bar used to steer a bicycle
Pushing the handlebar is the most reliable, controllable, and safe method of sterring the motorcycle.
The Angry Cupcake sticker on her handlebar is the latest.
Right below the handlebar was a small lever with R, N, D and L transmission settings.
He was smart to be walking it, because his handlebar was a piece of wood.
The "how ya like me now" chinstroke is feminine self regard; the calf over the handlebar is a weak posture; the assbag likewise.
Plus, the soft foam cushion on the handlebar is a nice -- and much appreciated -- touch.
All that is left to do, is the mounting of the handlebar, which is as easy as one, two, three.
If you think you know all about the available facial hair design options, consider the strange world that lies beyond the "handlebar," the goatee and the "Fu Manchu."
Search for anything that springs to mind on this website, for instance 'handlebar'.
The "handlebar" as most people know it - grown across the top lip and then down the sides of the mouth to the chin with out connecting at the bottom - is actually known as the horseshoe, which makes much more sense.
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