Meaning of handlebar


Pronunciation: (han'dl-bär"), [key]
— n.
  1. Usually,
    1. the curved steering bar of a bicycle, motorcycle, etc., placed in front of the rider and gripped by the hands. See illus. underbicycle.
    2. Seehandlebar moustache.
  2. a bar or rod, usually of metal and having a handle at one end, used for handling, guiding, or maneuvering some object.
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