sledding

noun
sled·​ding | \ ˈsle-diŋ How to pronounce sledding (audio) \

Definition of sledding

1a : the use of a sled
b : the conditions under which one may use a sled
2 : going sense 4 tough sledding

Examples of sledding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are sporting events from nude yoga to nude sledding. Katrin Bennhold, BostonGlobe.com, "A very German idea of freedom: nude ping-pong, nude sledding, nude just about anything," 1 Sep. 2019 There are sporting events from nude yoga to nude sledding. Katrin Bennhold, BostonGlobe.com, "A very German idea of freedom: nude ping-pong, nude sledding, nude just about anything," 1 Sep. 2019 There are sporting events from nude yoga to nude sledding. Katrin Bennhold, New York Times, "A Very German Idea of Freedom: Nude Ping-Pong, Nude Sledding, Nude Just About Anything," 31 Aug. 2019 The sledding has been difficult for Holland, who has struggled in the 1-on-1 pass rush drills and must prove he’s physical enough to play the run. Ryan O'halloran, The Denver Post, "Five Broncos to watch in Thursday’s preseason opener against Atlanta," 31 July 2019 It's been tough sledding for Thailand through the initial two games of the competition. Kaelen Jones, SI.com, "After USA Rout, Thailand Scores at Women's World Cup vs. Sweden," 16 June 2019 Book a glacier and whale watching tour, try your hand at dog-sledding, or watch the perpetual sunset illuminate the colorful houses of the Myggedalen neighborhood in a golden glow. Valerie Stimac, National Geographic, "Magical places to experience the midnight sun this summer," 22 May 2019 Helicopter tours and dog sledding are some of the most popular ones. Judy Koutsky, Condé Nast Traveler, "All Your Questions About Taking a Child on an Alaska Cruise, Answered," 20 June 2019 Wickey was paralyzed in a sledding accident at age 21. oregonlive.com, "Oregon woman sentenced to prison for gruesome attack on quadriplegic roommate," 7 June 2019

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First Known Use of sledding

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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24 Oct 2019

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The first known use of sledding was in the 15th century

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