American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A lightweight motorized bicycle that can be pedaled as well as driven by a low-powered gasoline engine.
- n. A lightweight, two-wheeled vehicle equipped with a small motor and pedals, designed to go no faster than some specified speed limit.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of mope.
- adj. Melancholy, dejected.
- n. a motorbike that can be pedaled or driven by a low-powered gasoline engine
- From mope + -ed. (Wiktionary)
- From mo(tor) + ped(al). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Note: For clarification, I use the word moped for any 50cc vehicle.”
“CIV in The Syfy EciLa trailer The Man on the moped is the Rabbit, get it?”
“Today you wrote that the moped was a poor compromise of efficiency and power.”
“I know a lot of you think a moped is a pedal powered 50cc, but for ease of use, moped mean any”
“But Assistant District Attorney Jessica Hanley argued the moped was a motor vehicle and was driven by the defendant on public streets while allegedly under the influence of alcohol.”
“Molari of Taunton, questioned whether the moped was a vehicle as defined by the law.”
“By the way, a moped is a "greener" vehicle compared to your little 4-cylinder toys that (apparently) will become Ford's stock in trade.”
“A moped is a two - or three-wheeled vehicle propelled by an internal combustion engine or battery-powered motor.”
“Keola made "moped," which I put into the plural with the vertical word "same.”
“FOR some days after this time, Mrs. Randolph fancied that her little daughter was less lively than usual; she "moped," her mother said.”
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