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sissy bar

noun
1.
a tall, looplike frame fitted to the rear of a bicycle or motorcycle saddle, functioning chiefly as a backrest.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70, Americanism
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sissy bar

noun phrase

A high metal projection at the back of a bicycle to prevent it from rolling over backwards

[1969+; fr the fact that someone adopting such a device is timorous]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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