noun bob·sled \ˈbäb-ˌsled\

: a small vehicle for two or four people that slides over snow and ice and is used for racing

Full Definition of BOBSLED

:  a short sled usually used as one of a pair joined by a coupling
:  a large usually metal sled used in racing and equipped with two pairs of runners in tandem, a long seat for two or more people, a steering wheel, and a hand brake
bobsled intransitive verb
bob·sled·der noun

Examples of BOBSLED

  1. He drove a bobsled in the winter Olympics.

Origin of BOBSLED

perhaps from 4bob
First Known Use: 1837

Rhymes with BOBSLED

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BOBSLEDDER Defined for Kids


noun bob·sled \ˈbäb-ˌsled\

Definition of BOBSLED for Kids

:  a racing sled made with two sets of runners, a hand brake, and often a steering wheel


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