Definitions

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  • n. A cyclist (biker rider).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle; a pedaler.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle)

Etymologies

to pedal + -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I fifteen or so pedal strokes later, I'm there, shamefacedly explaining to the sinewy rickshaw pedaller that it was the haversack, and I normally can do this easily.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • It's the perfect time to start cycling, and if you are already a hardened city pedaller, to relax and divert through a park or a leafy street.

    The Guardian World News

  • A uniformed attendant was overheard complaining to the Wakefield pedaller

    New Statesman

  • "Gerald is an extremely good back-pedaller and does well in zone situations," said Rogers about Mr. Small in the 1975 team media guide.

    San Jose State Headline News

  • BTW, wasn’t the Mayor an adept pedaller at one point?

    Peddling while pedalling

  • Fran: pedaller (spelt - er) seems to appear almost invariably as a synonym for cyclist, and I would guess that it’s used mainly by cyclists themselves or by journalists who appreciate its alliterative potential.

    Peddling while pedalling

  • The newspaper’s own style guide has the following entries for these near-homonyms: pedaller: cyclist peddler: drug dealer pedlar: hawker

    Peddling while pedalling

  • In Burma, he befriends a rickshaw pedaller of the same age ( "Like me, he too was a ghostâ€" invisible, aging, just looking on, a kind of helpless haunter ") and as he leaves hands over to him" a fat envelope of dollars. "

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