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 Oscar-winner Gwyneth Paltrow is testifying in a Utah courtroom this week in connection with a 2016 ski crash that took place on a bunny slope at the Deer Valley Resort in Park City. Brittany Bowker, BostonGlobe.com, 28 Mar. 2023 Whether your ability level is Olympic hopeful, or more situated on the bunny slope, there’s plenty of excitement waiting for you on the slopes. James Barrett, Redbook, 16 Mar. 2023 But, like a Real Housewife of Salt Lake City on a bunny slope adjusting their form from french fries to pizza … things are finally turning around. Rachel Handler, Vulture, 17 Jan. 2023 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bunny slope was in 1966

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“Bunny slope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bunny%20slope. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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