trike [trahyk] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun Informal..
Origin of trike by shortening and alteration; seeDictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for trike Historical Examples of trike
Miss Bibby went round at once to the other door and demanded “Trike,” though Kate strongly advised against it.
I tiptoed downstairs and out the front door to where the trike car was parked, and started for the village a mile to the west.
Lately it grew harder and harder to drive, to keep the trike car on the narrow strip of pavement.
And why should those border desperadoes have followed, through sixty miles of desolation, to trike him down?
British Dictionary definitions for trike trike noun short forshort for a microlight aircraft with three fixed wheels for landing and take-off Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for trike n.
short for, 1883.
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