- 1[intransitive] (+ adv./prep.) (informal) to go somewhere on a bicycle or motorcycle My dad bikes to work every day. See related entries: Cycling
- 2[transitive] bike something (+ adv./prep.) (informal) to send something to somebody by motorcycle I'll bike the contract over to you this afternoon. See related entries: Types of vehicle Word Origin late 19th cent.: abbreviation.
BrE BrE//baɪk//; NAmE NAmE//baɪk//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bike
BrE BrE//baɪk//; NAmE NAmE//baɪk//he / she / it bikes
BrE BrE//baɪks//; NAmE NAmE//baɪks//past simple biked
BrE BrE//baɪkt//; NAmE NAmE//baɪkt//past participle biked
BrE BrE//baɪkt//; NAmE NAmE//baɪkt//-ing form biking
BrE BrE//ˈbaɪkɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈbaɪkɪŋ//Cycling, Types of vehicle