push-bike


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push-bike

n
(Automotive Engineering) Brit an informal name for bicycle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.push-bike - a bicycle that must be pedaled
bicycle, bike, cycle, wheel - a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

push-bike

[ˈpʊʃbaɪk] N (Brit) → bicicleta f, bici f

push-bike

[ˈpʊʃˌbaɪk] n (Brit) → bicicletta

push

(puʃ) verb
1. to press against something, in order to (try to) move it further away. He pushed the door open; She pushed him away; He pushed against the door with his shoulder; The queue can't move any faster, so stop pushing!; I had a good view of the race till someone pushed in front of me.
2. to try to make (someone) do something; to urge on, especially foolishly. She pushed him into applying for the job.
3. to sell (drugs) illegally.
noun
1. a movement of pressure against something; a thrust. She gave him a push.
2. energy and determination. He has enough push to do well in his job.
ˈpush-bike noun
a bicycle that does not have a motor.
ˈpush-chair noun
,
1. (American stroller) a small wheeled chair for a child, pushed by its mother etc.
2. (also kick-sled) a push-chair on runners (used on snowy ground).
ˈpushover noun
a person or team etc who can be easily persuaded or influenced or defeated. He will not give in to pressure – he is not a pushover; We won the game so easily – it was a real pushover.
be pushed for
to be short of; not to have enough of. I'm a bit pushed for time.
push around
to treat roughly. He pushes his younger brother around.
push off
to go away. I wish you'd push off!
push on
to go on; to continue. Push on with your work.
push over
to cause to fall; to knock down. He pushed me over.
References in periodicals archive ?
The man was riding the push-bike on the A45 Birmingham Road when he collided with a van outside the Windmill Pub in Allesley.
A force spokeswoman added: "A man stole a quantity of cash and left the shop riding a black push-bike in the direction of Duckpool Road.
Dubai: Make your visit to Downtown Dubai even more memorable with the new push-bike system introduced at Emr's iconic mega-development.
Downtown Dubai has introduced a new push-bike system so visitors can pedal their way round the iconic development.
Two Kawasaki off-road motorbikes (one green, one black) and a push-bike stolen.
It alerts them as soon as the push-bike moves outside of the area in which it is deployed and emits a continuous shortrange radio frequency that allows the stolen cycle to be located within centimetres.
Adele @ Motorpoint Area, Cardiff (Wednesday September 7) * AMY'S left us and Duffy's retired (at least she was as of yesterday when I saw her riding her push-bike through the local supermarket again - odd girl), so that just leaves super-lunged, Tottenham-born, half-Welshie (on her dad's side) Adele Adkins to claim the pop-soul diva crown.