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hang glider

noun

Simple Definition of hang glider

  • : a small aircraft that consists of a metal frame covered with strong cloth and that is flown through the air by a person who hangs beneath it; also : a person who flies a hang glider

Full Definition of hang glider

  1. :  a kitelike glider from which a harnessed rider hangs while gliding down from a cliff or hill

hang glide intransitive verb
hang glid·ing noun

Illustration of hang glider

1930

First Known Use of hang glider

1930


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