Definition of luge
: a small sled that is ridden in a supine position and used especially in competition; also : the competition itself
lugerplay \ˈlü-zhər\ noun
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WHISTLER, British Columbia — Television has the effect of flattening out many sports, but luge might take the title as the sport that suffers the most in translation.
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Origin and Etymology of luge
First Known Use: 1905
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Definition of luge for English Language Learners
: a small sled used for racing down an ice track
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