snow·​mo·​bil·​ing | \ ˈsnō-mō-ˌbē-liŋ How to pronounce snowmobiling (audio) \

Definition of snowmobiling

: the sport of driving a snowmobile

Other Words from snowmobiling

snowmobiler \ ˈsnō-​mō-​ˌbē-​lər How to pronounce snowmobiling (audio) \ or less commonly snowmobilist \ ˈsnō-​mō-​ˌbē-​list How to pronounce snowmobiling (audio) \ noun

Examples of snowmobiling in a Sentence

The park has trails for snowmobiling.
Recent Examples on the Web Today, there is a 35-foot Santa Claus sign that greets passing cars, and the town is a destination for camping, snowmobiling and gambling (at Kewadin Casino). Sarah Raza, Detroit Free Press, 25 Aug. 2022 For winter activities, there’s everything from ice fishing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross country and downhill skiing, and ice boating. Amelia Arvesen, Outside Online, 27 Apr. 2019 Used for skiing, snowmobiling, fishing, or lake life. Globe Staff,, 24 July 2022 Activities on the ranch including hiking, kayaking, horseback riding, snowmobiling and fly fishing. Libertina Brandt, WSJ, 17 June 2022 The spring snow in the high country makes for incredible snowmobiling. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 20 Mar. 2022 That would be Detroit Lakes, a small community in the northern part of the state known for its fishing, skiing at Detroit Mountain Recreation Area and snowmobiling. Christopher Elliott, Forbes, 30 Oct. 2021 Winter sports — skiing, snowboarding, sledding, cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling, and fat-tire biking — bring in visitors from November through April. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 9 Mar. 2022 Other activities on offer at the resort—which has already drawn guests from 43 countries since its recent opening—range from snowshoeing to cross-country skiing to snowmobiling. Abbie Kozolchyk, Robb Report, 1 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of snowmobiling

1964, in the meaning defined above

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29 Aug 2022

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“Snowmobiling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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