Definition of Moped

1. Noun. A motorbike that can be pedaled or driven by a low-powered gasoline engine.

Generic synonyms: Minibike, Motorbike



Definition of Moped

1. Verb. (past of mope) ¹

2. Adjective. Melancholy, dejected. ¹

3. Noun. A lightweight, two-wheeled vehicle equipped with a small motor and pedals, designed to go no faster than some specified speed limit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moped

1. a type of motorbike [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Moped

mop heads
mop squeezer
mop squeezers
mop the floor with someone
mop up
mop water
mopanes
mopani
mopanis
mopboard
mopboards
mope-eyed
mope around
moped (current term)
mopeds
mopeful
mopehawk
mopehawks
moper
moperies
mopers
mopery
mopes
mopey
mophead
mopheads
mopidamol
mopied

Literary usage of Moped

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Safety in Road Traffic for Vulnerable Users by Ecmt (2000)
"RECOMMENDATION ON moped RIDERS AND MOTORCYCLISTS The ECMT Council of Ministers, meeting in Warsaw on 19 and 20 May 1999, HAVING REGARD TO the report on the ..."

2. Adventure Guide to the Bahamas by Blair Howard (2002)
"By Bicycle, moped or Car Bicycles are available to rent at many of the hotels ... A moped will cost $40 for 24 hours, or $200 by the week - maybe less if ..."

3. Memoirs of Doctor Burney by Fanny Burney (1832)
"... Poor Crisp! poor fellow! how consumedly thou art moped !" he would quietly say, with a smile of inexpressible archness, " Go to, my friends, ..."

4. The anatomy of melancholy, by Democritus iunior by Robert Burton (1840)
"gives instance in a young man, of twenty seven years of ace, that was frequently silent, bashful, moped, solitary, that would not eat his meat, or sleep, ..."

5. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
"Orsi'no, duke of Illyria, who sought the love of Olivia я rich countess ; but Olivia gave no encouragement to his suit, and the duke moped and pined, ..."

6. Unpolished Pebbles: Poems by James Martin Shawhan (1902)
"Well, time went on as usual, Samantha moped around An" wore a great big mornin* veil thet nearly teched ..."

7. Adventure Guide to the Florida Keys and Everglades National Park by Bruce Morris (2004)
"On Day Three, zap around town on a moped. I suggest doing a one-day rental and turning in the moped just after dinner. mopeds are a great way to see town, ..."

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