paddleboard

noun

pad·​dle·​board ˈpa-dᵊl-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce paddleboard (audio)
: 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 And, of course, the beach offers easy access for kayaks, paddleboards, swimming, and boating. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 4 Apr. 2024 Located on iconic Fontana Lake, the full-service marina offers watercraft rentals and equipment, including pontoon boats, canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards. Trudy Haywood Saunders, Travel + Leisure, 2 Apr. 2024 There’s also an array of personal watercraft, paddleboards, Seabobs, and even an Explorer Icebreaker E-Jetboard. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 29 Mar. 2024 Located on the Miles River, the town dazzles in the warmer months with ample opportunities to sail, kayak, and paddleboard. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Travel + Leisure, 27 Mar. 2024 Daily meditation and a variety of yoga classes (including stand-up paddleboard yoga) are included in the rate, as are three vegetarian and alcohol-free meals per day. Julia Eskins, Condé Nast Traveler, 20 Feb. 2024 For stand-up paddleboard yoga, Santosha Yoga is not far from where most of the catamaran cruises dock. Anna Haines, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 And, if your pup is up for a swim, grab a paddleboard and float along the Catawba River, through shaded tributaries and open water. Liz Logan, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 The shop also has bodyboards, wetsuits, chairs, beach bikes, umbrellas, beach carts, and stand-up paddleboards for rent. Carrie Honaker, Travel + Leisure, 28 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of paddleboard was in 1932

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“Paddleboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paddleboard. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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