parasailing

noun para·sail·ing \ ˈper-ə-ˌsā-liŋ , ˈpa-rə- \
Updated on: 26 May 2018

Definition of parasailing

: the recreational sport of soaring in a parachute while being towed usually by a motorboat

Examples of parasailing in a Sentence

  1. They went parasailing while they were on vacation.

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First Known Use of parasailing

1965

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PARASAILING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of parasailing for English Language Learners

  • : a sport or activity in which you are pulled behind a motorboat while wearing a parachute so that you sail through the air


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