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wheel·ie

 (wē′lē, hwē′-)
n.
A stunt in which the front wheel or wheels of a vehicle, such as a bicycle or motorcycle, are raised so that the vehicle is balanced momentarily on its rear wheel or wheels.
Idiom:
pop a wheelie
To execute such a stunt.

[wheel + -ie.]

wheelie

(ˈwiːlɪ)
n, pl -ies
(Automotive Engineering) a manoeuvre on a bicycle or motorbike in which the front wheel is raised off the ground
Translations

wheelie

n (inf) to do a wheelienur auf dem Hinterrad fahren
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