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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After exploring the resort’s 48 feet of snowfall by ski or snowboard, turn toward Japan’s legendary hospitality at Niseko’s Moku No Sho (rooms from $213;, a 25-room ryokan (traditional inn). Jessica Flint, WSJ, "A Discerning Vacationer’s Guide to Escaping from Tokyo," 6 Dec. 2018 Halo Neuroscience is a company that has already brought a transcranial stimulation headset to market and is working with US ski and snowboard to train Winter Olympians. Umair Irfan, Vox, "Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte broke doping rules. It happens far more than you think.," 24 July 2018 Not a fraternizer The snowboard community can be a tight-knit group. Rick Maese, Houston Chronicle, "Though legacy is safe, White seeks redemption after failure at Sochi," 12 Feb. 2018 Oregon snowboard star Ben Ferguson may not have won a medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, but the Bend native has No. 1 in the hearts of ladies across the country. Tim Brown,, "Internet falls in love with Oregon snowboard star Ben Ferguson following Olympics performance," 14 Feb. 2018 That’s because Gerard, like the rest of his U.S. snowboarding teammates, was dressed in a uniform—made by O.G. snowboard outfitter Burton—patterned after literally out-of-this-world NASA gear. Sam Schube, GQ, "These Space-Age Olympic U.S. Snowboarding Uniforms Are Legendarily Stylish," 12 Feb. 2018 Everyday items littered the ground everywhere: snowboard bindings, gas cans, grills, car batteries, a hand drill, a globe, pills in prescription bottles. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, "Propane tanks are a favorite target for thieves camping in city woods. This former Anchorage judge is fed up.," 19 May 2018 From October to April, students can ski or snowboard. Diane Daniel,, "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

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First Known Use of snowboard

1981, in the meaning defined above

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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 \

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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