push-bike


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push-bike

n
(Automotive Engineering) Brit an informal name for bicycle
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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
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Translations

push-bike

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

[ˈpʊʃˌbaɪk] n (Brit) → bicicletta
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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
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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.
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References in periodicals archive ?
It's more than 40 years since I rode a push-bike to Saturday afternoon sport, but humans, on the whole, have been riding bicycle-like contraptions for hundreds of years.
AS a pedestrian and car owner and driver, I am getting increasingly annoyed with the attitude and frankly flouting of the law by push-bike riders.
The court heard the defendant was spotted again around midday, riding a push-bike. He attempted to cycle away but was arrested with the aid of the police helicopter.
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." The suspect is described as white, in his late 20s or early 30s, of slim build, 5ft 10in to 6ft tall, with short dark hair.
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.