snowboard

noun
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

Other Words from snowboard

snowboard intransitive verb
snowboarder noun
snowboarding noun

Examples of snowboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rain and snowfall in the higher elevations picked up again in April and May, which is why Mammoth Mountain is able to enjoy an extended ski and snowboard season. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2022 Jacob is a former Olympic snowboarder who placed ninth in the men’s snowboard cross competition at the 2014 Winter Games. Washington Post, 25 Apr. 2022 Hawk, who recently appeared on stage at the Academy Awards alongside snowboard Shaun White and surfer Kelly Slater, still skates. Julie Jag, The Salt Lake Tribune, 16 Apr. 2022 In this year’s Olympics snowboard men’s big air final, seven riders—the most ever—landed 1800s. Michelle Bruton, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2022 Perhaps the Boa system on your snowboard boot fails in the middle of a long tour, or the lockout mode on your ski boot refuses to stay in place. Trevor Husted, Outside Online, 3 Apr. 2022 A decade from now, that 2023 Solterra will be bought by its fifth owner, a snowboard instructor named Xander. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, 18 Mar. 2022 Mike Schultz in action during the men’s snowboard cross SB-LL1 finals. Christian Richey, WSJ, 11 Mar. 2022 Gold medalist Chloe Kim of Team USA poses on the podium during the venue ceremony after the snowboard women's halfpipe final run during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Zhangjiakou, China, on Thursday. NBC News, 11 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of snowboard

1981, in the meaning defined above

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20 May 2022

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“Snowboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snowboard. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for snowboard

snowboard

noun
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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