wheelie


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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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FAISALABAD -- Traffic police arrested 5 youth for doing wheelie in various parts of the district during the last 24 hours.
RAWALPINDI -- Police were unable to check wheelie during three days of Eidul Azha which left more than 200 people injured.
Called the Wheelie 7, it debuted at January's massive annual consumer electronics trade show called CES in Las Vegas.
A TEENAGER jailed for 12 months for deliberately driving over a policeman's foot on a motorbike could not have done a wheelie from a standstill position, claimed a lawyer in court.
LAHORE -- Police on Tuesday arrested 18 persons from various parts of the provincial capital for doing wheelie and registered cases against them.
A WEST Midlands police force has asked residents to chain their wheelie bins to brick walls.
Criminals can search through your wheelie bins looking for any personal information which may be contained in discarded letters and documents.
The Dolphin squad Saturday arrested 21 motorcyclists for doing wheelie, during a special campaign.
After a second or two, he lifts up the shopping cart on its rear wheels in perfect balance as he performed a wheelie. For those who are unaware, a wheelie is a type of a stunt, normally performed on bikes.
Summary: Hollandi said he will finish the 60-km wheelie in one hour at a speed between 60 to 80kmph
BIRMINGHAM'S binmen are no longer collecting bags of waste left by the side of wheelie bins, it was announced.
BIRMINGHAM'S binmen will no longer collect bags of waste left by the side of wheelie bins, it has been announced.