bobsled

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noun bob·sled \ ˈbäb-ˌsled \

Definition of bobsled

1 :a short sled usually used as one of a pair joined by a coupling
2 :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

bobsledder

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Examples of bobsled in a Sentence

  1. He drove a bobsled in the winter Olympics.

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Origin and Etymology of bobsled

perhaps from 4bob


BOBSLED Defined for English Language Learners

bobsled

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Definition of bobsled for English Language Learners

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


BOBSLED Defined for Kids

bobsled

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noun bob·sled \ ˈbäb-ˌsled \

Definition of bobsled for Students

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


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