from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See dirt bike.
  • n. See mountain bike.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bicycle or motorcycle which is designed and used for off-road travel on rugged or inclined surfaces.

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

  • n. a lightweight motorcycle equipped with rugged tires and suspension; an off-road motorcycle designed for riding cross country or over unpaved ground


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  • Only a trail bike or a vehicle with four-wheel drive could negotiate the sandy furrows of the Old Brrr Road, and there was not enough traffic to keep the weeds from growing in the ruts.

    The Cat Who Went Underground

  • Joanna lived on Hogback, one of the roads officially closed by the swollen river, but with his trail bike he could skirt the inundated areas.

    The Cat Who Went Underground


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