spelunking

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noun spe·lunk·ing \ spi-ˈləŋ-kiŋ , ˈspē-ˌləŋ- \

Definition of spelunking

:the hobby or practice of exploring caves

Examples of spelunking in a Sentence

  1. Her hobbies include hiking, biking, and spelunking.

  2. They love to go spelunking.

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First Known Use of spelunking

1944

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SPELUNKING Defined for English Language Learners

spelunking

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Definition of spelunking for English Language Learners

  • : the sport or practice of exploring or studying caves


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