Definition of Segway in US English:



  • A two-wheeled motorized personal vehicle consisting of a platform for the feet mounted above an axle and an upright post surmounted by handles.

    • ‘Despite the fact that the expensive Segway will make fat Americans even fatter, Segway claims that using a Segway is good for your health, and your wealth.’
    • ‘I saw the guy who checks the water meters riding a Segway down our street today.’
    • ‘However, if you show up on a Segway or in an electric car, the first appetizer is free.’
    • ‘My friend Alistair rented a Segway over the weekend.’
    • ‘He came to the ceremony from his home a couple of blocks away on a Segway, one of those motorized two-wheeled scooters.’


An invented word based on segue.