bunny slope

noun

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 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, "Becoming a Superior Skier After 40? Go Back to School.," 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, "The compelling case for being an 'intentionally lazy' parent," 10 Apr. 2018 There are a few options for providing the bunny slope here. Scott Lutostanski, chicagotribune.com, "The compelling case for being an 'intentionally lazy' parent," 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, "Is It a Stroller or Extreme Sports Gear?," 5 Sep. 2018 The first time out, a skier will head over to the bunny slope for a quick lesson. Scott Lutostanski, chicagotribune.com, "The compelling case for being an 'intentionally lazy' parent," 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, "Why The First Complete Map of the Ocean Floor Is Stirring Controversial Waters," 13 July 2017

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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 5 Mar. 2021.

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bunny slope

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bunny slope

US : a hill or part of hill that is not very steep and that is used by people who are learning how to ski

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