moped


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mo·ped

 (mō′pĕd′)
n.
1. A lightweight motorized bicycle that can be pedaled as well as driven by a low-powered gasoline engine.
2. A motor scooter.

[From mo(tor) + ped(al).]

moped

(ˈməʊpɛd)
n
(Automotive Engineering) Brit a light motorcycle, not over 50cc
[C20: from motor + pedal1, originally equipped with auxiliary pedals]

mo•ped

(ˈmoʊˌpɛd)

n.
a motorized bicycle with pedals that is designed for low-speed operation.
[1955–60; < German, ultimately < Swedish (trampcykel med) mo(tor och)ped(aler) pedal cycle with engine and pedals]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moped - a motorbike that can be pedaled or driven by a low-powered gasoline enginemoped - a motorbike that can be pedaled or driven by a low-powered gasoline engine
minibike, motorbike - small motorcycle with a low frame and small wheels and elevated handlebars
Translations
دَرَاجَةٌ نَارِيَةٌ صَغِيرَةٌدَرّاجَه بِمُحَرِّك صَغير
moped
knallert
mopedi
moped
moped
reiîhjól meî hjálparvél
モペッド
모터 달린 자전거
mopedas
mopēds
moped
moped
moped
มอเตอร์ไซค์ขนาดเล็ก
küçük motosikletmoped
xe máy nhỏ

moped

[ˈməʊped] N (esp Brit) → ciclomotor m

moped

[ˈməʊpɛd] ncyclomoteur m

moped

nMoped nt; (very small) → Mofa nt

moped

[ˈməʊpɛd] n (Brit) → ciclomotore m

moped

(ˈməuped) noun
a pedal-cycle which has a small motor.

moped

دَرَاجَةٌ نَارِيَةٌ صَغِيرَةٌ moped knallert Moped μοτοποδήλατο ciclomotor mopedi mobylette moped motorino モペッド 모터 달린 자전거 brommer moped motorower motocicleta pequena, motorizada мопед moped มอเตอร์ไซค์ขนาดเล็ก moped xe máy nhỏ 机动脚踏两用车
References in classic literature ?
I have always been a bachelor too, but I have that sort of disposition that I never moped; it was my way to go about everywhere and take in everything.
Thus mournfully communing with himself, Tom moped along the lane past Pudd'nhead Wilson's house, and still on and on between fences enclosing vacant country on each hand till he neared the haunted house, then he came moping back again, with many sighs and heavy with trouble.
And bringing in her brother Stevie as soon as she could into the current of domestic events, she mentioned that the boy had moped a good deal.
The boy, whenever he was not doing anything, moped in the house.
As to Stevie, he moped no longer at the foot of the clock, but muttered to himself in corners instead in a threatening tone.
Perhaps it is as well that I was saved from launching it; but at the time my misery at my failure was so acute that for some days I simply moped on the beach, and stared at the water and thought of death.
He moped to school gloomy and sad, and took his flogging, along with Joe Harper, for playing hookey the day before, with the air of one whose heart was busy with heavier woes and wholly dead to trifles.
The Story Girl moped and refused to be comforted; Cecily declared she could not sleep at night for thinking of poor Paddy dying miserably in some corner to which he had dragged his failing body, or lying somewhere mangled and torn by a dog.
He then attempted to flee from police when officers tried to seize the moped, which had no tax, just after 1pm on Thursday.
The 17-year-old moped riders were taken to hospital following the collision with the grey Ford Transit van in Prestwich on Monday night.
Motorbike and moped riders account for 31 per cent of all fatalities in urban areas.
It was shot in the wake of the incident which happened at midday on Friday amid growing concerns about brazen moped gangs in London.