snow·​board ˈsnō-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce snowboard (audio)
: a board like a wide ski ridden in a surfing position downhill over snow
snowboard intransitive verb
snowboarder noun
snowboarding noun

Examples of snowboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rentals Skis and snowboards for adults and kids can be rented from the on-site rental center. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 22 Nov. 2023 The winter playground is also home to the Legendary Banked Slalom race, a top event in the snowboard community. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 18 Nov. 2023 In one snowy shot posed by Leslie, the group got all geared up to hit the slopes on snowboards. Zoey Lyttle, Peoplemag, 3 Nov. 2023 Rentals Telluride Sports has five locations specializing in winter gear rentals, custom boot fittings, ski or snowboard tunings, accessories, and more. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 31 Oct. 2023 My Epic Gear will have 15 different leading brands and more than 50 of the most popular and latest ski and snowboard models available, according to Vail Resorts. Brittany Anas, Forbes, 31 Mar. 2023 Ski Dubai Skiing in the desert is possible at Ski Dubai where an indoor slope in the Mall of the Emirates allows ski and snowboard enthusiasts to clip or strap in and hone their skills. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 2 Oct. 2023 Travelers who take the train will be able to bring two suitcases, one piece of hand luggage, and their skis or snowboard included in the cost of their ticket. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 1 Sep. 2023 Christy Sports: Prepare for ski season with up to 60 percent off all ski and snowboard gear, apparel, and accessories until Monday, September 4. Claire Harmeyer, Peoplemag, 30 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1981, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of snowboard was in 1981

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“Snowboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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snow·​board -ˌbō(ə)rd How to pronounce snowboard (audio)
: a board like a wide ski ridden in a surfing position over snow
snowboard verb
snowboarder noun
snowboarding noun

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