American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A vehicle consisting of a frame mounted over a single wheel and usually propelled by pedals.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A vehicle with only one wheel: a form of velocipede.
- n. A type of cycle that has only one wheel and is powered by pedals; it is most often used by acrobats.
- v. To travel or move around by unicycle.
- n. a vehicle with a single wheel that is driven by pedals
- v. ride a unicycle
- uni- + cycle. (Wiktionary)
- uni- + -cycle, perhaps on the model of bicycle. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But because a unicycle is always trying to fall over, most people cannot react quickly enough to control it, and no mechanical device had previously been able to.”
“Riding a unicycle is as precarious as it looks -- the "cone of balance," as Peck calls it, is extraordinarily precise.”
“One person questioned whether riding a unicycle is an appropriate activity for”
“His unicycle is built of top-quality titanium and tempered aluminum parts, special-ordered from a custom manufacturer, but Peck often rides wearing faded jeans, a stained sweatshirt, and leather work boots.”
“It looks like a tricked out motorcycle -- or a unicycle, that is.”
“The idea is best described as unicycle meets skateboard, or maybe, scooter meets antique hiwheel meets bump meets ground meets emergency room meets no insurance meets my stupid back and leg are sore from that stupid device already meets falling into booze and drugs meets never making it in clown college.”
“I won't even go into some of the other attributes that the design team director built into the spy, such as the ability to bounce a type of ball for two planetary rotations while riding a contraption called a unicycle and performing a mating ritual called yodeling.”
“A show source told The Sun newspaper: "When Gill cut her bra off the judges couldn't believe it - nobody saw it coming, they thought the unicycle was the act!”
“A show source told The Sun newspaper: When Gill cut her bra off the judges couldn't believe it - nobody saw it coming, they thought the unicycle was the act!”
“A unicycle is a one-wheeled human-powered vehicle.”
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With bows of great respect to Connie Willis, author of "Bellwether" and other wonderful books.
Anything related to cycling; no motorcycling, please.
Non-English is okay, but please don't add misspellings.
One-word oxymorons and dvandva (copulative compound (hot)) words with that contradictory, antonymic tension. Hyphens are fine, and neologisms are great, but I don't want any portmanteau words (I c...
Just like it says on the tin. I'll grant a little leeway for spurious things like gravity, air currents and whatnot to lend a hand.
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