snow·​board | \ ˈsnō-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce snowboard (audio) \

Definition of snowboard

: a board like a wide ski ridden in a surfing position downhill over snow

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Other Words from snowboard

snowboard intransitive verb
snowboarder noun
snowboarding noun

Examples of snowboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Graham called McLellan, who happened to be in Park City, Utah, getting snowboard boots heat-molded to his feet. Lawrence Wright, The New Yorker, "The Plague Year," 28 Dec. 2020 Kochevar advised that drivers continue to monitor the forecast and said anyone hoping to ski, snowboard or snowmachine in the pass during the holiday week should pay attention to the avalanche forecast. Tess Williams, Anchorage Daily News, "Power outages reported as wind gusts top 100 mph in Southcentral Alaska storm," 22 Dec. 2020 Splitboards, the snowboard’s backcountry sister, saw a 151 percent increase in sales since last year, according to the same NPD data. NBC News, "Backcountry skiing — and equipment — see surge in interest as ski resorts limit crowds," 21 Dec. 2020 Want one snowboard that can rip every terrain type? Drew Zieff, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Snowboards You Can Buy Right Now," 7 Dec. 2020 Brian Holt, who grew up in Bountiful, had tickets to fly out Friday from Seattle for a combination snowboard and holiday trip. Julie Jag, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Utah ski areas expect surge in popularity due to COVID-19 this winter," 27 Nov. 2020 The biggest ski and snowboard season news in the Beehive State might be Salt Lake City International Airport, the country’s newest airport, which reopened in September. Irwin Curtin, Los Angeles Times, "Winter resorts in the West roll out new features for skiers, boarders," 25 Nov. 2020 Prior to launching Bite, McCormick worked as a television producer and a snowboard and surf instructor. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "What I Wear to Work (at Home): Lindsay McCormick, CEO and Founder of Bite," 2 Nov. 2020 Visits last season to Elm Creek Park Reserve to cross-country ski, tube, downhill ski and snowboard. Bob Timmons, Star Tribune, "Will cold stifle rush to the outdoors? Some parks and trail managers don't see it," 29 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of snowboard

1981, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of snowboard was in 1981

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8 Jan 2021

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“Snowboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of snowboard

: a board like a wide ski that is used for sliding down hills of snow while standing


snow·​board | \ ˈsnō-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce snowboard (audio) \

Kids Definition of snowboard

: a board like a wide ski ridden in a surfing position over snow

Other Words from snowboard

snowboarder \ ˈsnō-​ˌbȯr-​dər \ noun
snowboarding noun

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