snow·​mo·​bil·​ing | \ ˈsnō-mō-ˌbē-liŋ \

Definition of snowmobiling

: the sport of driving a snowmobile

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Other Words from snowmobiling

snowmobiler \ ˈsnō-​mō-​ˌbē-​lər \ or less commonly snowmobilist \ ˈsnō-​mō-​ˌbē-​list \ noun

Examples of snowmobiling in a Sentence

The park has trails for snowmobiling.

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But what about snow biking, snowmobiling, and knuckle hucking? Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "The 2019 Winter X Games Starts This Week—Here’s What You Need to Know," 23 Jan. 2019 This former Olympic city is undeniably one of the country's top winter sports destinations, with ample opportunities for skiing, fly fishing, snowmobiling, and dog sledding. Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler, "9 U.S. Cities That Are Even Better in Winter," 17 Jan. 2018 The crushed limestone trail is maintained by Door and Kewaunee counties and is open to hiking, biking, horseback riding and snowmobiling in the winter. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Algoma is a day trip away along Lake Michigan," 12 July 2018 Dean's greatest pleasures were fishing, skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, softball dirt bike riding and hanging out with his many friends. Hartford Courant,, "Dean Bordonaro," 2 June 2018 There is skiing in the winter and snowshoeing and snowmobiling and ice hockey and ice fishing and trails for mountain bikes with fat tires. Georgea Kovanis, Detroit Free Press, "The tiniest addicts: How U.P. babies became part of opioid epidemic," 2 May 2018 In the winter, snowmobiling and downhill skiing are less than a 40-minute drive away. Andy Benoit,, "From Small-Town Idaho to the NFL Draft, Leighton Vander Esch Ready to Take the League by Storm," 24 Apr. 2018 Our Great Lakes also gift us with that famous (infamous?) lake effect snow — regular white stuff in northern Wisconsin for skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and more snowy activities. Chelsey Lewis, USA TODAY, "Seven natural wonders in Wisconsin," 16 Mar. 2018 Mraz loved the Detroit Lions and snowmobiling, the department said. Justin Madden,, "North Ridgeville police officer dies unexpectedly, officials say," 4 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of snowmobiling

1964, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of snowmobiling

: the activity or sport of driving a snowmobile

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