wheelie
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈ(h)wiːli/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈ(h)wili/
Noun

wheelie (plural wheelies)

  1. (informal) An action or stunt where a bicycle, motorcycle, or other vehicle is ride#Verb|ridden for a short#Adjective|short period while it is stand#Verb|standing only on its rear#Adjective|rear wheel#Noun|wheel or wheels.
    Synonyms: mono, wheelstand
    Jim fell off his bike when he was trying to do a wheelie.
  2. (informal, chiefly, Australia) A wheelchair user.
Translations Verb

wheelie (wheelies, present participle wheelying; past and past participle wheelied)

  1. (intransitive, informal) To ride#Verb|ride, or perform the stunt of ride#Verb|riding, a vehicle on its rear#Adjective|rear wheel#Noun|wheel or wheels.
    Synonyms: wheelstand
Adjective

wheelie (comparative wheelier, superlative wheeliest)

  1. (informal) Alternative spelling of wheely.
    wheelie bag  wheelie bin



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