Definition of Sidecar

1. Noun. A cocktail made of orange liqueur with lemon juice and brandy.

Generic synonyms: Cocktail



2. Noun. Conveyance consisting of a small carrier attached to the side of a motorcycle.
Generic synonyms: Conveyance, Transport

Definition of Sidecar

1. Noun. A one-wheeled attachment to a motorcycle to allow for a separate seat for a passenger or cargo space. ¹

2. Noun. A cocktail made with cognac (or brandy), triple sec liqueur, and lemon juice. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sidecar

1. a passenger car attached to a motorcycle [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sidecar

sidebars
sideblades
sideboard
sideboards
sidebone
sidebones
sideboob
sideboobs
sidebox
sideboxes
sideboy
sideboys
sideburn
sideburned
sideburns
sidecar (current term)
sidecars
sidecasting
sidechain
sidechains
sidecheck
sidechecks
sidecut
sidecuts
sided
sidedish
sidedishes
sidedness
sidednesses
sidedress

Literary usage of Sidecar

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

1. Snakebite by Paul Gowack, William Torphy, William Torphy, Paul Gowack (2005)
"Then suddenly the coupling of Joy's sidecar snapped from the bike. ... The sidecar made a horrible sound and teetered dangerously at the edge. ..."

2. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe (1888)
"Presently, a waiter arrived with the glass of wine and Ruskin's sidecar. Ruskin lifted his glass. "To Fortune," he said. "I'm glad my wife's not here. ..."

3. Automobile Engineering: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1920)
"Cripples have also taken advantage of the sidecar and have had levers and rods rearranged, until it is possible for them to ride in the car and operate the ..."

4. Automobile Engineering: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1917)
"Improvements have been made in sidecar construction, as well as in all other motorcycle developments, and the design known as the Flxible sidecar, ..."

5. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Maintenance and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1915)
"... if one reasons from experience with a motorcycle and sidecar combination, it is possible to arrive at the conclusion that two persons can travel over ..."

6. The Knights of Columbus in Peace and War by Maurice Francis Egan, John James Bright Kennedy (1920)
"A motorcycle with a sidecar hurled itself down the road ... The occupant of the sidecar was a colonel. Bundschu gave the colonel and his orderly cocoa and ..."

7. Safety in Road Traffic for Vulnerable Users by Ecmt (2000)
"Motorcycles A problem of definitions According to the Vienna Convention, "a motorcycle means any two-wheeled vehicle, with or without sidecar, ..."

8. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Maintenance and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1915)
"... if one reasons from experience with a motorcycle and sidecar combination, it is possible to arrive at the conclusion that two persons can travel over ..."

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