sack race


Definition of sack race

: a jumping race in which each contestant's legs are enclosed in a sack

Examples of sack race in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For those not participating in the egg painting contest, there will be craft stations, face painting, a bunny hop sack race, a DJ and more. San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Apr. 2022 Garrett is so hell-bent to get back to the playoffs that slipping to No. 2 in the NFL sack race behind T.J. Watt hasn’t even registered. Mary Kay Cabot, cleveland, 10 Dec. 2021 The performance, which topped the Browns’ previous single-game mark of 4 and earned Garrett AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors, catapulted him to the top of the NFL sack race with 5 1/2. cleveland, 29 Sep. 2021 Even the potato-sack race, which Jessica unexpectedly wins for her team with a series of cartwheels, seems to be helping everyone blow off steam! Roxana Hadadi, Vulture, 19 Aug. 2021 The day’s plan goes like this: smoothies (of course), meditation, a potato-sack race, a long hike, and 11 hours of fasting. Roxana Hadadi, Vulture, 19 Aug. 2021 The show, based on the 2018 bestseller by Liane Moriarty (Big Little Lies), at times feels like Fox's Fantasy Island smarted up and at other times like HBO's The White Lotus dumbed down (again: the potato-sack race). Tom Gliatto,, 17 Aug. 2021 Among the different activities were a warm-up with ladders, cones and mini hurdles, hula hooping, football toss, potato sack race, soccer dribbling and shooting, and a scooter ride. Gary Curreri,, 9 Oct. 2020 Hit up a local store for games like plastic horseshoes, cornhole, wiffle ball and more, or get creative with your games with stuff around the house, like a potato sack race. Alex Darus, cleveland, 2 June 2020 See More

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First Known Use of sack race

1786, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sack race was in 1786

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9 Apr 2022

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“Sack race.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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