bikie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bike ‎(short for motorbike) +‎ -ie ‎(diminutive suffix).

Noun[edit]

bikie ‎(plural bikies)

  1. (slang, Australia) A motorcyclist who is a member of a club; a biker.
    • 2008 February 19, Dylan Welch, Sydney Morning Herald,
      A luxury waterfront flat believed to be owned by a Hells Angels bikie in Sydney was searched by police this afternoon.

Usage notes[edit]

The term is popularly used of club members as opposed to "biker" which is commonly used worldwide.

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