pad·​dle·​board | \ ˈpa-dᵊl-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce paddleboard (audio) \

Definition of paddleboard

: a long narrow buoyant board used for riding the surf or in rescuing swimmers

Examples of paddleboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web CBS News' Carter Evans took a paddleboard to the coast of Santa Barbara, and found Lowe's observations about swimmers' close encounters are true. CBS News, 28 May 2021 This simple, sturdy, stand-up paddleboard weighs only 17 pounds when fully inflated. Jennifer Jolly, USA TODAY, 5 May 2021 The woman was on a paddleboard at New Smyrna Beach around 9 a.m. Friday when the attack happened, NBC affiliate WESH and The Orlando Sentinel reported, citing Volusia County Beach Safety. Joelle Goldstein,, 30 Apr. 2021 If your ideal getaway involves yoga and padddleboarding, or even practicing yoga on a paddleboard, try Just Add Water with JB Yoga. Katie Jackson, Travel + Leisure, 20 Mar. 2021 Two rescue personnel from the Kennedy Space Center’s helicopter arrived on the scene at the same time as Lt. Lee as the kids were clinging to the paddleboard. Garfield Hylton,, 25 Mar. 2021 The modular motor is easy to move between kayaks or attach to a standup paddleboard. Field & Stream, 19 Mar. 2021 Social distancing is easy in a canoe, even easier in a kayak and easier still on a SUP, or stand-up paddleboard. Dennis Anderson, Star Tribune, 26 Feb. 2021 Get a taste of the lake on a stand-up paddleboard or in a kayak with Bryson City Outdoors, which rents equipment and provides expert advice from its Sup Shack at Almond Boat & RV Park's marina. Tracey Minkin, Southern Living, 9 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of paddleboard

1932, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jun 2021

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“Paddleboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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