cyclist

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English[edit]

A cyclist (1).

Etymology[edit]

cycle +‎ -ist, 1882.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈsaɪ.klɪst/
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Noun[edit]

cyclist (plural cyclists)

  1. A person who rides a cycle, especially a bicycle, or who habitually engages in cycling.
    Synonyms: (rare) bicyclist, (dated) cycler, (dated) wheelman, biker
    Hyponyms: paracyclist, bicyclist, tricyclist
  2. (dated) A motorcyclist.
    • 1966 December 31, “45 Cyclists Fined And Told by Judge: Stay Out of Newark”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Most of the cyclists were members of the Pagans' Motorcycle Club of Washington.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “cyclist”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.