snowboard

noun
snow·board | \ˈsnō-ˌbȯrd \

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

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From October to April, students can ski or snowboard. Diane Daniel, chicagotribune.com, "Active itineraries: More vacation packages combine travel and fitness," 23 Mar. 2018 But in March, Ms. Mancuso will be back on the mountain, offering tips and insight in private ski and snowboard sessions. New York Times, "An App That Helps You Ride Like a Pro — by Riding With a Pro," 6 Mar. 2018 Ronald Martinez—Getty Images Six sports are played in the Paralympic Games: para alpine skiing, para biathlon, para cross-country skiing, para ice hockey, para snowboard and wheelchair curling. Raisa Bruner, Time, "Everything You Need to Know About the PyeongChang Paralympics," 16 Feb. 2018 Jamie Anderson claimed her second Olympic gold medal in the women’s snowboard slopestyle, turning in an impressive performance in treacherous conditions. Nina Mandell, For The Win, "Jamie Anderson's dad had the perfect reaction to her gold medal," 12 Feb. 2018 Although Bode excelled on skis, Chilly mastered the mountain on a snowboard — and hoped to take his skills to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, "How Bode Miller Coped with His Brother's Tragic Death Before Losing His 19-Month-Old Daughter," 12 June 2018 The pilot spied something in the mound — the tip of a snowboard. Author: Christine Hauser, Anchorage Daily News, "Friends rescue snowboarder swept away by avalanche in Canadian backcountry," 27 Apr. 2018 The pilot spied something in the mound — the tip of a snowboard. Christine Hauser, New York Times, "An Avalanche Sweeps Away a Snowboarder, but His Friends Rescue Him," 27 Apr. 2018 While most North American ski and snowboard destinations have closed the slopes for the summer, Thredbo just opened June 9 and the season lasts until October 1. Meredith Carey, Condé Nast Traveler, "You Can Now Ski Year Round on the Ikon Pass," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of snowboard

1981, in the meaning defined above

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snowboard

noun

English Language Learners Definition of snowboard

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

snowboard

noun
snow·board | \ˈsnō-ˌbȯrd \

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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