skateboard

noun
skate·​board | \ ˈskāt-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce skateboard (audio) \

Definition of skateboard

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a short board mounted on small wheels that is used for coasting and for performing athletic stunts

skateboard

verb
skateboarded; skateboarding; skateboards

Definition of skateboard (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to ride or perform stunts on a skateboard

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Other Words from skateboard

Verb

skateboarder \ ˈskāt-​ˌbȯr-​dər How to pronounce skateboarder (audio) \ noun

Examples of skateboard in a Sentence

Verb He skateboards to school every day.
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun His dad’s a famous skater Wilson shares a yearly Father’s Day post as a tribute to his dad, who just happens to be skateboard George Wilson of the Z-Boys of Dogtown. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "5 Things to Know About Demi Lovato's New Boyfriend Austin Wilson," 14 Nov. 2019 Buy a box of strong Legos or a sleek skateboard or a Nerf football. Beth Thames | Bethmthames@gmail.com, al, "Hard-working elves make ‘Secret Santa Shop’ work," 3 Dec. 2019 Paintball supplies and a rifle case and burlap sacks and skateboards were spread out on the driveway. oregonlive, "Some in Idaho want to stop ‘plague’ of Californians moving in," 11 Nov. 2019 The company writes code and fabricates sensors and drones in a 155,000-square-foot building traversed by engineers on skateboards and hoverboards. NBC News, "Inside Anduril, the startup that is building AI-powered military technology," 3 Oct. 2019 Onto the next bit of evidence: Two scientists crash a toy skateboard into a toy fire truck during the video. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Lil Wayne Is Most DEFINITELY the Robot on 'The Masked Singer' Season 3," 3 Feb. 2020 One of the crew members used a skateboard to cruise up and down busy Alford Street, taking videos of the site. BostonGlobe.com, "But a fresh burst of color popped up this week in the longtime industrial corridor. Two bright murals, paid for by the casino, stretch along the walls of the power complex, offering a more inviting gateway between Boston and Everett, a city that has sometimes been self-conscious about its image.," 2 Nov. 2019 Instead, Mark has slipped his report card onto the skateboard, then pushed it into the kitchen for his mom to find. Kaitlin Reilly, refinery29.com, "Peter Weber Starred In This Very Memorable TV Commercial & I’ll Never Be The Same," 17 Jan. 2020 Mr Shen imagines a scenario in which his firm’s skateboards are shipped around the world to be integrated with bodies and interiors created by other manufacturers that have failed to create their own core EV technology. The Economist, "China has never mastered internal-combustion engines," 2 Jan. 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Verb An axe-throwing bar, a fencing gym, a rock-climbing studio, a skateboarding academy, a shuffleboard club, and an archery range are all a few blocks from one another. Kate Knibbs, Wired, "A 'Netflix for the 99 Percent' Enters the Streaming Wars," 3 Mar. 2020 The video starred the upcoming sneakers, Scott, his friends, and their skateboarding moves (plus some very minor injuries). Alaa Elassar, CNN, "Travis Scott just released his new Nike sneakers. They're already sold out," 23 Feb. 2020 On the walls, Statham hung his own photographs as well as images from artists including Hugh Holland, a skateboarding photographer, and LeRoy Grannis, who is known for his surf imagery. Helen Murphy, PEOPLE.com, "See Inside Jason Statham's Airy Malibu Beach House That Allows Him to 'Connect with Nature'," 20 Nov. 2019 One of Sky's heroes is British skateboarding legend Bod Boyle. CBS News, "11-year-old skateboarding prodigy Sky Brown sets her sights on the 2020 Olympics," 5 Aug. 2019 David Pomponio/FilmMagic Founded in 1966 as the Van Doren Rubber Company, Vans had engendered strong ties to the skateboarding community, which was loyal to the brand’s sneakers thanks to their grippy soles. Hilary George-parkin, Vox, "How Warped Tour led the consumerist music festival revolution," 23 July 2019 Long before social media took bullying for teenagers to a whole new level, Tony Hawk felt the sting of disapproval from his skateboarding peers. Tod Leonard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Tony Hawk turning 50, reflects on remarkable ride in skateboarding," 11 May 2018 Five are new sports entirely (baseball/softball, skateboarding, surfing, sport climbing and karate), while others — like basketball — see the inclusion of new events within the discipline. Raisa Bruner, Time, "Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Summer Olympics," 26 Dec. 2019 It’s time to make space for LGBTQ individuals in skateboarding. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Skateboarder Lacey Baker on Gender Identity and Inclusivity," 8 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of skateboard

Noun

1959, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1964, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of skateboard was in 1959

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20 Mar 2020

Cite this Entry

“Skateboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skateboard. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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More Definitions for skateboard

skateboard

noun
How to pronounce skateboard (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of skateboard

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a short board that is on wheels and that a person stands on to move along a surface or to perform tricks

skateboard

verb

English Language Learners Definition of skateboard (Entry 2 of 2)

: to ride or perform tricks on a skateboard

skateboard

noun
skate·​board | \ ˈskāt-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce skateboard (audio) \

Kids Definition of skateboard

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a short board mounted on small wheels that is used for coasting and often for performing athletic stunts

skateboard

verb
skateboarded; skateboarding

Kids Definition of skateboard (Entry 2 of 2)

: to ride or perform stunts on a skateboard

Other Words from skateboard

skateboarder \ ˈskāt-​ˌbȯr-​dər \ noun

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