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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A maneuver in which a bicycle, motorcycle, or car has its front disc shaped supporting object(s) momentarily lifted off the ground.

Usage examples (38)
  • It follows a £2million scheme adopted by six councils to put the devices in wheelie bins.
  • I hope the renovations don't eliminate one of NYC's last remaining "wheelie" stoplights from the 1920s...
  • Thanks very much for reading, ride safe, and remember--if you must "wheelie," always use the appropriate bar.
  • A 'wheelie' hi-tech way to exercise is being given a spin at Palmer Park Stadium. for more
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