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donorcycle

slang A motorcycle, referring to the likelihood that the rider will get into a fatal accident, becoming an organ donor as a result. You know Mom thinks of motorcycles as donorcycles. She'll freak out if she sees you on one!
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donorcycle

n. a motorcycle. (Refers to the availability of donor organs after a motorcycle accident.) Guess what happens when you ride a donorcycle without a helmet?
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