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a. A foot-operated lever used for actuating or controlling a mechanism, as in a loom, sewing machine, piano, or organ.
b. A similar foot-operated part attached to a crank and used for powering various devices, such as a bicycle.
2. Music
a. A pedal point.
b. A pedal keyboard.
1. Of or relating to a pedal.
2. (also pēd′l) Of or relating to a foot or footlike part: the pedal extremities.
v. ped·aled, ped·al·ing, ped·als or ped·alled or ped·al·ling
1. To use or operate a pedal or pedals.
2. To ride a bicycle.
To operate the pedals of.

[French pédale, from Italian pedale, from Latin pedālis, one foot long, from pēs, ped-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots.]

ped′al·er, ped′al·ler n.


(ˈpɛdələ) or


a person who pedals
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pedaller - a person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle)pedaller - a person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle)
bicycler, bicyclist, cyclist, wheeler - a person who rides a bicycle
rider - a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
unicyclist - a person who rides a unicycle
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