snow·​mo·​bile | \ ˈsnō-mō-ˌbēl How to pronounce snowmobile (audio) \

Definition of snowmobile

: any of various automotive vehicles for travel on snow specifically : an open vehicle for usually one or two persons with steerable skis on the front and an endless belt at the rear

Examples of snowmobile in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Easier to drive than a snowmobile and designed to fit more people, a Defender with the Apache system becomes a quick and efficient way to push into the backcountry. Outside Online, 11 Dec. 2020 Created by a small team of engineers based in Québec, Canada, the Widescape is the first production stand-up snowmobile, which translates to an all-new ride experience. Mark Hacking, Robb Report, 3 May 2022 That snowmobile-like transmission is cheaply designed, exceptionally loud and nothing to approve of. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 16 Apr. 2022 Edward Stang from a nearby village was in the area on his snowmobile and found Thiart and his dog team. Mark Thiessen, ajc, 19 Mar. 2022 In the statement, Fish and Game urged riders not to use alcohol or drugs while operating a snowmobile. Matt Yan,, 7 Feb. 2022 The average price of a new snowmobile in 1971 was $1,400. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Jan. 2022 Another musher, rookie Sean Williams of Chugiak, also scratched late Friday after receiving assistance back to White Mountain from someone on a snowmobile. Mark Thiessen, ajc, 20 Mar. 2022 In Friday's video, the comedian was seen on a snowmobile, trailing behind Handler, who also donned a flag around her neck that featured Koy's name. Dory Jackson,, 25 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of snowmobile

1923, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of snowmobile was in 1923

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“Snowmobile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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snow·​mo·​bile | \ ˈsnō-mō-ˌbēl How to pronounce snowmobile (audio) \

Kids Definition of snowmobile

: a small motor vehicle designed for travel on snow

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