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biker

[bahy-ker] /ˈbaɪ kər/
noun
1.
a person who rides a bicycle, motorcycle, or motorbike, especially in competition or as a hobby.
2.
Informal. a member of a motorcycle gang.
Origin of biker
1880-1885
1880-85; bike1 + -er1
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  • "He's mighty different from biker," said Mrs. Munsberg in an undertone.

    T. Tembarom Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Then biker's always drinking more or less, and he's got the swell head, anyhow.

    T. Tembarom Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • It's Galton's idea, and he gave the job to biker because he thought an educated fellow could get hold of people.

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  • Two important and extremely good-looking brides had refused to see him because biker had enraged them in his day.

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British Dictionary definitions for biker

biker

/ˈbaɪkə/
noun
1.
(informal) a member of a motorcyle gang
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Word Origin and History for biker
n.

"motorcycle rider" (especially with reference to club affiliation), 1968, American English, from bike (n.) in its slang sense of "motorcycle" (1939).

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