English edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsaɪk(ə)lɪŋ/
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  • Hyphenation: cy‧cling

Verb edit


  1. present participle and gerund of cycle

Noun edit

cycling (countable and uncountable, plural cyclings)

  1. (uncountable) The activity of riding cycles, especially bicycles (for transport, sport, physical exercise, recreation, tourism...)
    Synonym: biking
  2. (uncountable) The sport of riding and racing cycles, especially bicycles.
    Synonyms: cycle sport, race cycling
    In all my years as a cycling fan, I've never seen a breakaway like this.
  3. (countable) Any cyclic action or process
    Synonym: (rare) cyclism

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Adjective edit

cycling (not comparable)

  1. That undergoes a cyclic motion or process

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