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
Examples of bobsled in a sentence
He drove a bobsled in the winter Olympics.
Origin and Etymology of bobsled
perhaps from 4bob
First Known Use: 1837
BOBSLED Defined for English Language Learners
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
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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