Definition of spelunking
: the hobby or practice of exploring caves
Examples of spelunking in a Sentence
Her hobbies include hiking, biking, and spelunking.
They love to go spelunking.
Recent Examples of spelunking from the Web
With the support of husband Seth, Lawrence took an enterprising plunge in October 2011, turning a hobby of antique and thrift store spelunking into a full-fledged resale shop venture.
Eating a stracciatella dish recalled spelunking, its glopping texture giving way to sharper, brighter edges: cubes of fennel and Meyer-lemon rind.
In my contract (as a player), there was no spelunking.
This was fairly straightforward spelunking into a lava tube system at a young volcano.
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First Known Use of spelunking
SPELUNKING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spelunking for English Language Learners
: the sport or practice of exploring or studying caves
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