bunny slope


Definition of bunny slope

: a gentle incline for skiing used especially by novice skiers

called also bunny hill

Examples of bunny slope in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Holding his skis beside a bunny slope, Li Wei enthuses over his winter job as a farmer-turned-ski coach on the northwestern outskirts of Beijing. Staff Writer, The Christian Science Monitor, 28 Jan. 2022 Indeed, ski school is not just for 4-year-olds barreling down a bunny slope in a wedge or for Type-A downhillers. Elisabeth Vincentelli, WSJ, 6 Feb. 2020 Parents can do this for their children, acting as a sort of bunny slope for almost any life task. Scott Lutostanski, chicagotribune.com, 10 Apr. 2018 There are a few options for providing the bunny slope here. Scott Lutostanski, chicagotribune.com, 10 Apr. 2018 And then there are skis—for an extra $80, two short aluminum planks can replace the front wheels, allowing more daring parents to shush their babies down the bunny slopes. Jonathan Welsh, WSJ, 5 Sep. 2018 The first time out, a skier will head over to the bunny slope for a quick lesson. Scott Lutostanski, chicagotribune.com, 10 Apr. 2018 Next to the deep sea's mountains and gorges, the Grand Canyon is a mere dimple, Mount Everest a bunny slope and the Highlands an anthill on the horn of Africa. Kyle Frischkorn, Smithsonian, 13 July 2017 See More

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First Known Use of bunny slope

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Bunny slope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bunny%20slope. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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